Shen amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dyn. 26–Hellenistic Period (Ptolema
664–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29.1427

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glaze. Circular shen amulet, details in relief on one face.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room VIII [Excav. date] April 28,1929. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition