Fragmentary amulet in the form of a deity

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, South of room R, Temple of Isis

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.5 x 0.85 x 0.8 cm (9/16 x 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-303

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of deity, upper fragment, crude, weathered, pilaster at back, bored for suspension, blue glaze, medium hard white paste.

Provenance

From Giza, surface debris, east of G I-c, south of room R, Isis Temple. 1926: 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