Amulet of a vulture

Egyptian
Late Period


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7112

Dimensions

Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.921

Medium or Technique

Gold leaf

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold leaf. Vulture in repoussé relief. Slightly damaged.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7112 mummy [Excav. date] Jan. 22, 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