Amulet of a deity

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, E of G 7052

Dimensions

1.4 x .65 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-126

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This small amulet of a deity with a divine beard has a pilaster at the back. The deity’s left hand is placed in front and the right hand is raised by the side of the head. The top of the amulet is broken off.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Street G 7000, E of G 7052. 1926: 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