Amulet of the head of a god (?)

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab Factor's House

Dimensions

Height: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

86.806

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pale green glaze; head of god (?) in high relief with collar of asps? Suspension ring in knob at top; encrusted with brown.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over August 1886.
(Accession date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription