Amulet of a feather

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Qantarah

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.7 x 1.5 cm (1 7/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.601

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pale blue glaze, worn; feather with suspension ring in top.

Provenance

From Qantarah. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription