Amulet of a heart

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7540T, Room V, West

Dimensions

Length: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1473

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Green stone? Decayed on one side.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7540T, Room V. West. March 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