Amulet of a uraeus

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.) (29.1339-1373 form a set)

Accession Number

29.1364

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold sheet. Impression. With human head and outspread wings. Accidentally cut anciently.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VI [Excav. date] April 29, 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