Amulet of Shu

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, room IV

Dimensions

Overall: 2.4 x 1.7 cm (15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2723

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV. 1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition