Bound ox amulet

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2646

Medium or Technique

Red stone paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bound ox amulet.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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