Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Object Place: Egypt, Pit G 7757 A (Kheperre)Embedded in cement around; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A (Kheperre)
Length: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Magical brick; rectangular mud block, broken in center. Incised markings, traces of hieroglyphs on the upper surface. It is friable.
See also 29.2221 and 29.2220
From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre). Embedded in cement around coffin in room X. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1987: accessioned by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition