Faience amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, pyramid temple [MPT] GMT / room J1 = pillared ha

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.1 x 0.9 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.970

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; green and red glaze; not inscribed; corner nicked.

Provenance

From Menkaura (Mycerinus) pyramid temple [MPT] GMT / room J1 = pillared hall 27, near left wrist of mummy 71. 1907: 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