Amulet of bird

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


Dimensions

Height x length: 2 x 2.4 cm (13/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.567

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Green and white banded quartz amulet in the form of a guinea fowl, with suspension loop on the back.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer