Snake head amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7652 A, Room IV

Dimensions

Length x Width x Depth: 1.2 x 1.4 x 0.9 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1235

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of serpent head, 29.1214-1246 make a set. Incised details. Hieroglyphs on body.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7652A, Room IV [Excav. date] April 29, 1929. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition