Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris above G 7140 I

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.8 x 1.2 cm (11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-112

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj) fragment from top of column. Ring for suspension, glaze uncertain, hard fine light green paste.

Provenance

From Giza, debris above G 7140 I. 1926: 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