Sw Sign Amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.811

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

“sw” sign amulet, made of pale-green faience. Object is now in two pieces, though accession card shows it in one piece.

Provenance

From Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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