Bastet amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris south of G 7150

Dimensions

Width x height: 0.9 x 1.4 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-891

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head fragment figure or cat-headed deity (Bastet?). Flat back, head in profile facing right. Unbored. Light blue glaze. Mislabeled in the field as 26-1-893.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris south of G 7150. 1926: 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