Taweret amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7500

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1027

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Standing Taweret. Faience, blue glaze. Right hand corner of base chipped off. Part of figure’s left foot is chipped off. Suspension ring on back.

Provenance

From Giza: Street G 7500. Jan. 28, 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