Amulet of a heart

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7652 A

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1281

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is one of two green jasper heart amulets with this field number. (29.1247-1292 form a set).

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652A, Room lV. April 29, 1929: 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