Amulet of Nefertum

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–27
664–404 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7510 Z pit

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1014

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, green glaze. Standing figure on back of couchant lion.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7510Z pit. February 8, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: February 8, 1925)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition