Dome-shaped openwork amulet
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple (G.M.T. / J2 / M Kl.)
Height x width: 2 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Dome-shaped amulet/pendant of light blue glazed faience with V-shaped openwork design. Loops at top for suspension. Intact.
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition