Head rest amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, room IV

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.6 cm (3/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2689

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head rest of pillow shape. Complete, black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room IV. 19 : 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