Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 SW, Trench 34

Dimensions

0.5 x 2.2 cm (3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2975

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj), broken but completely pierced; blue glaze, soft white paste.

Provenance

Giza, G 7000 SW, Trench 34, debris. 1925: 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