Amulet of a woman
Late Period, Dynasty 26
height x width x depth of base: 14.2 x 4 x 4.5 cm (5 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)
Light green faience figure with details in black paint, representing a Nubian woman carrying a child on her back. Her hairdo identifies her as a foreigner. A monkey and a basket sit by her feet. Suspension loop behind the head.
By 1984: with Jean-Louis Domercq, Paris; purchased by the MFA from Jean-Louis Domercq May 9, 1984.
(Accession Date: May 9, 1984)
William Stevenson Smith Fund