Pig amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Height x length: 1.3 x 1.4 cm (1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-449

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of pig with ring on back (at top) for suspension, and flat back.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7000. 1926: 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