Deity amulets

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 2.8 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2667

Medium or Technique

Steatite, lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three small roughly made statuettes of standing deities: one decayed at back, two are steatite, one is lapis.

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