Amulet of Taweret

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7400

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1043

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Standing Taweret. Faience, green glaze. Face broken off before glazing. Suspension ring on sides of headdress.

Provenance

From Giza, street G 7400. 1925: eexcavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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