Sun disc amulet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1403

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amazonite. Sun’s disc on rectangular plinth. Base chipped.

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