Amulet of a falcon
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris
Length x width: 4 x 1.2 cm (1 9/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This badly damaged anmulet represents a falcon deity, perhaps Horus or Re-Horakhty. It is now broken in two pieces and the face is missing.
From Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 14, 2004)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition