Implement

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1374

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a flat roughly rectangular polished black stone implement. The ends are rounded. It is broken in three pieces and two are mended. There is a chip missing from one end. There are no details indicated.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VI [Excav. date] April 29, 1929. 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