Dome-shaped openwork amulet

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple (G.M.T. / J2 / M Kl.)

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1103

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Dome-shaped amulet/pendant of light blue glazed faience with V-shaped openwork design. Loops at top for suspension. Intact.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition