Double plume amulet
Late Period, Dynasty 26
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Length: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet in the shape of the double-plumed headdress worn by deities. An alternative theory is that the amulet is in the form of the pesesh-kef, an implement used in the “opening of the mouth” ceremony.
From Giza, G 7652A. April 29, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition