Amulet of Nefertem

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, J' / M.Josef

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 1.7 cm (2 3/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.984

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; light blue glaze; standing figure of Amen; lower part missing.

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