Amulet of a cat
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–364 A.D.
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1
Height x width: 1.6 x 3 cm (5/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; brownish green glaze; good condition.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (= pillared hall 27). 1907: 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition