Amulet of Khonsu
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street north of G 7512 X
Height: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This crudely executed amulet depicts the standing figure of the god Khonsu in his human form, with several characteristic attributes, including mummiform wrappings, a close-fitting skull cap and was-scepter. In addition, this figure is crowned with a solar disc and horns. The inscription on the back is a later addition.
From Giza, street north of G 7512 X. 1925: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition