Amulet of Bastet
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1
Height x width: 4 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; dark blue; standing figure of Bastet with suspension ring at back of head; good condition; back pillar incised.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (= pillared hall 27). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition (found by M.Kh.); assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition