Taweret amulet

Egyptian
Late Period to early Hellenistic Period, Dynasty 26–Ptolemaic
664–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7639 C, Chamber IV

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1102

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, pale blue glaze. Very rudimentary.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7639 C, Chamber IV. 1925: 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