Menat fragment

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sinai, Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 7.2 x 4.2 x 1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

05.160

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of faience menat. Faded green glaze, incised inscription filled in with blue glaze. Two holes bored at the top for double suspension. Broken off diagonally at the bottom.

Provenance

From Sinai, Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim. 1905: Egypt Exploration Fund Collection; 1905: Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund to the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription