Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, room VII

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2703

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj), well made.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza: Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room VII. 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