fragment of an amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 1.0 x 2.1 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2389

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of papyrus column (wadj), cylindrical with pointed end, green.

Provenance

From Giza, north of pyramid I-b. 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