Amulet of a recumbent ram

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7510 B, Chamber

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.3 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1090

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This very schematic pale blue faience amulet represents a recumbent, possibly mummified, ram lying on a flat base. There is a suspension ring on the back.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7510 B, Chamber. January 24, 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition