Amulet of mason's mallet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.9 x 0.8 cm (3/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.985

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; dark blue glaze; one side flat; good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, GMT room J3 (=anteroom 26), south of pillar 3. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date, March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition