Amulet of a serpent head

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7600 S, Room III

Dimensions

Other: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1488

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Carnelian. Serpent’s Head.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7600 S, Room III [Excav. date] April 22, 1929.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