Amulet of Taweret

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300, between Mast 7350 and 7450, in fill

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.2 x 1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1838

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small statuette of Taweret, roughly made. Faded green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300, between Mastabas 7350 and 7450, in fill. 1927: 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