Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris south of G 7150

Dimensions

Height: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-895

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Top fragment of amulet of a papyrus column (wadj). Gray-green glaze. Mislabeled in the field as 26-1-897.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris south of G 7150. 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