Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.543

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Dark purplish green, slightly glazed. Ring at one end.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription