Lunar-barque amulet

Egyptian
New Kingdom or later
1539–30 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.5 x 1.8 x 0.2 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.540

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue faience barque bearing the lunar symbols of the disc and crescent, with loop for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer