Amulet of a goddess

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, From fill on top of mastaba G 7340

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 1.7 cm

Accession Number

27.1636

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience head of goddess; color blue, wig black. Tan colored paste. Pilaster has traces of an inscription.

Provenance

From Giza, from fill on top of mastaba G 7340. 1927: 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