Late Period, Dynasty 26
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Length: 2 cm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet representing the head and forepart of a serpent, usually placed over the mummy’s throat to protect against the hostile serpents of the Netherworld.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition