Bastet amulet inscribed for Pamay

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 24
724–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 816

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 0.8 x 1 cm (1 7/8 x 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.335

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of goddess Bastet. Standing, arms at side. Inscription on base. Loop back of head and another behind feet.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 816.1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date, March 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition