Amulet of a falcon-headed god

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 South of Isis Temple, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 2.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-694

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head fragment of figure of Horus, blue glaze, medium hard gray paste.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7000 South of Isis Temple, debris. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition