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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7112, mummy

Dimensions

Length: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.923

Medium or Technique

Gold leaf

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold leaf. Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj) fragment in repoussé relief.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7112 mummy. Jan 22, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1927: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition