Amulet of Mut
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of chamber of rock tomb G 7813 Z
Overall: 1.2 x 5.2 x 1.6 cm (1/2 x 2 1/16 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mut, a fertility goddess, was the patroness of the city of Thebes and the consort of the god Amen-Ra. She is pictured as a woman wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. This amulet of pale blue-green faience shows the goddess standing and stepping forward. There is a suspension ring on the back of the crown.
From Giza, debris of chamber of rock tomb G 7813 Z. 1931: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 14, 2004)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition