Amulet of a goddess

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris south of G 7150

Dimensions

Width x height: 1.8 x 2.9 cm (11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-892

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Waist fragment of standing amulet of a goddess. Hands at sides, left leg advanced. Light blue glaze. Mislabeled in the field as 26-1-894.

Provenance

From Giza, debris south of G 7150. 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