Amulet of a serpent

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1609

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Carnelian. Serpent’s head. Crude work.

Provenance

From Giza. [Excav. date] Apr. 1927. 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