Fragment of an amulet of a papyurs column (wadj)

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of Pyr. I-b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.3 x 0.8 cm (1 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2424

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a papyrus column (wadj) amulet. Green, broken.

Provenance

From Giza, East of Pyr. 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