God amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, black debris above Offering Room 7050

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.3 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-859

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Breast fragment of small amulet of god or goddess. Pilaster at back. Hands together in front grasping staff. Blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, black debris above Offering Room 7050. 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