Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7300 betweeen 7350 and 7450 in fill

Dimensions

Overall complete: 0.6 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 in.);Overall fragment: 2.8 x 0.5 cm (1 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1824

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One complete and one fragment of amulets of a papyrus column (wadj), faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7300 between 7350 and 7450 in fill. 1927 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition