Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

29.1539

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Papyrus column (wadj) in relief on rectangular tablet. Green stone.

Provenance

From Giza. HU-MFA / 29-2-84. [Excav. date] Feb. 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