Amulet of unidentifiable deity

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, in room II

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2577

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of a striding male deity, perhaps Thoth. Now joined to 29.2588 (the feet).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) in room II. 1929 : 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