Amulet of trussed ox

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1395

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is one of two red jasper trussed ox amulets with this field number.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VIII [Excav. date] April 28, 1929. 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