Serpent head amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris south of the brick room of 7240 chapel, Street 7200

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.2 x 1.5 x 1 cm (7/8 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-4-67

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One amulet, purple glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7200, debris south of the brick room of 7240 chapel. 1926: 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