Amulet of a falcon
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite
Overall: 6.8 x 2.5 x 3 cm (2 11/16 x 1 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet of a falcon. White faience, very porous surface a good deal spotted with brown. Two feet and tail are both broken off. Suspension ring on back.
From Naukratis, Temple of Aphrodite. 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: 1888).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription