Amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5054

Dimensions

a: 1.9 x 1.8 cm (3/4 x 11/16 in.) b: 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.) c: 1.5 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.) d: 1.1 x 0.8 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.) e: 1.2 x 0.7 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.) f: 1.2 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-151a-f

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a group of:
a) one triangular amulet with a loop for suspension at the top
b) one fly  amulet with a loop for suspension at the top
c) one seated god amulet with a loop for suspension at the top
d) one circle amulet with incised spiral decoration and a loop for suspension at the top
e) one triangular amulet with incising, possibly a lotus blossom, with a loop for suspension at the top
f) one tyet knot amulet, broken, with a loop for suspension at the top
They were all strung together by the excavator.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5054. 1923: 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