Amulet of a scorpion

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Dimensions

Other: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.879

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glazed, brown bodied. Head end missing.

Provenance

From Semna. S 523. March 2, 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition