Amulet of Imsety

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
688–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7632 A

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 0.6 cm (11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2488

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Human headed figure of Imsety, son of Horus. Goil foil molded to shape, very thin.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7632 A. 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