Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7700 E of mastaba G 7760

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

30-1-38

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Roughly made amulet of a papyrus column (wadj), blue-green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7700 E of mastaba G 7760. 1930 : 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