Fragment of amulet of standing goddess

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7101

Dimensions

1.7 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.), thickness 1.1cm

Accession Number

24.2718

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This turquiose glazed fragment of an amulet of a standing goddess preserves the torso and mid arms.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7101. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition