Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1289

Medium or Technique

Malachite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj). Malachite. (29.1247-1292 form a set).

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room lV [Excav. date] 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