Amulet of snakes head

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2639.1

Medium or Technique

Gold Foil

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One gold foil snakes head amulet with suspension ring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, pit 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