Amulet of a deity

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1549

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Deities: Taweret? Faience. Green glaze. Crude. (Possibly Bes?)

Provenance

From Giza: Street 7600, W. of G 7760. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition