Model jar amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7520 X, debris of room I

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 1.5 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1760

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This amulet in the shape of a model jar, is pierced through the bottom. The top is broken off. The green glaze is faded and worn.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt Pit G 7520 X, debris of room I, 1927 : 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