Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Likely Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.606

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Papyrus scepter (wadj) amulet of bright blue glazed faience. No incised details added. Ring fashioned at top for suspension. Signs of wear on bottom portion.

Provenance

By 1902: with the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren; 1902: Given to the MFA by the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren.
(Accession Date: October 11, 1902)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren