Uraeus amulet and beads

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4710 A, in sand on floor

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 0.5 x 2.6 cm (7/8 x 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-68c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This group consists of one uraeus amulet in two joining pieces, one barrel bead, and one part of a cylindrical bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G4710A, in sand on floor. 1915: 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