Seal amulet with a human-headed back and a griffin on the base

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab House

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.3 x 1.1 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.873

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Pottery; light brown glaze with tinge of green; face in relief on top; lower side flat with incised animal; hole through top. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription