Amulet of Taweret

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.544

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Purplish green, slight glaze. Hippopotamus-headed, hole in back.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription