Amulet mold

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 3.1 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 1 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.45970

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Ornate amulet mold; seated man wearing double crown of Egypt. The body has inscriptions(?).

Provenance

1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription