Amulet of a deity

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

29.1601

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Deities: Unclassified. Lapis Lazuli. Indeterminate animal head (damaged) with tall headdress. Unidentified; perhaps Monthu.

Provenance

From Giza. [Excav. date] Apr. 1927. 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