Amulet of a sow

Egyptian
Late Period, Dyn. 26–Hellenistic Period (Ptolema
664–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 2.3 x 2.2 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1106

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, green glaze. Well modeled. Two young at feet.

Provenance

From Giza: Street G 7500, N. of 7520 X. [Excav. date] Feb. 8, 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