Animal amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, W of mastaba G 7756

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.3 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2541

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Animal amulet: hippo(?) pig(?), pierced at top.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, W of mastaba G 7756. 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