Amulet of a sow
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1
Height x width: 1.9 x 3.1 cm (3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience; blue glaze; mottled with gray; good condition.
From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple, room J1 (pillared hall 27), lot a, near feet of mummy 56. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition