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Fragments of Taweret amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 2.3 cm (11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1149

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Four fragments from 3 or 4 amulets of Taweret. Flat back, figure in profile, details in relief, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000. 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