Taweret amulet

Egyptian
Late or Greco-Roman Period
760–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7400

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.991

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, pale blue glaze. Standing figure of Taweret. Slightly distorted but perfect.

Provenance

From Giza: Street G 7400. Jan. 28, 1925: 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 (accessioned 1927).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition