Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7600, East of G 7650

Dimensions

Width x thickness x length: 0.7 x 0.5 x 1.2 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2391

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Papyrus column (wadj) amulet, blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7600, East of G 7650. March 1929: 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