Pig amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris on top of mastaba G 7520, E. of pit A.

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1714

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small, dark blue faience amulet of a pig. Design on one side only. Rougly made; has a suspension ring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, In debris on top of mastaba G 7520, E. of pit A. 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