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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.1 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1969

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Light green stone, Papyrus Column (wadj) amulet, flat back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris. 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