Amulet of stele-shaped tablet

Egyptian
New Kingdom(?)
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.23

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lapis lazuli. Round topped stele form. On face, incised scarab over a standing man with arms raised in adoration. Edges slightly chipped.

Provenance

By 1935: Mrs. Charles B. Perkins collection; 1935: purchased by the MFA from Mrs. Charles B. Perkins.*
(Accession date: January 10, 1935)

Four amulets, 35.22-35.25, were purchased as a group for $50.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund