Fragment of an amulet of a deity

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7200 S, in debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 0.8 cm (7/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-62

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This fragment of a small crude amulet contains the head of a deity wearing a double crown.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7200S, in debris. 1926: 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