Seal amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x length: .9 x .9 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1228

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet representing a rectangular stamp-seal, usually placed in the right or left hand of the deceased.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652A, Room IV. April 29, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition