Amulets of a papyrus column (wadj)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, rm 5

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

29.2656

Medium or Technique

Steatite(?), faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three amulets of a papyrus column (wadj), various sizes, one is pierced; one is in two pieces.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room 5. 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