Amulet of full moon and crescent

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1517

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold sheet. Incised details. This is an amulet of a full moon and crescent. [29.1515 - 1520 form a set].

Provenance

From Giza: G 7661 A, Room VII [Excav. date] April 27, 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