Amulet of Taweret or Thoth?

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000 west of 7150

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.7 x 0.7 x 0.8 cm (11/16 x 1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-541

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small crude amulet of Taweret (?) (Thoth?) with ring at top of head for suspension and blue glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7000, west of 7150. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition