Amulet of a recumbent ram

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x length: 1.1 x 2.1 cm (7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1091

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 [Excav. date] January 24, 1925. Photo B 5799. 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