Amulet of Shu

Egyptian
Late Period, Dyn. 26–Hellenistic Period (Ptolema
664–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 + cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1062

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of Shu, made of faience, blue-green glaze. Rough form only; no details. Unfinished?

Provenance

From Giza: E. of Pyr. I.-a [Excav. date] Nov. 26, 1924 / Photo B 5797. 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