Taweret amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Isis temple Pit J, chamber debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 6.5 cm (7/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-43

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Upper fragment of crude Taweret amulet: light blue glaze, ring at top for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Isis temple Pit J, chamber debris. 1926 : excavated by the Harvard University–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