Amulet of a bird

Egyptian
1st century B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.848

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold sheet impression. Swallow or Wr.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre). 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Photo .C12904.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition