Amulet of hippopotamus

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.1846

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Hippo, green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7400. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition