Fragment of Taweret amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris E of G I-c

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1 cm (5/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-353

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lower fragment of Taweret amulet. Pedestal support at back, blue green glaze, soft drab paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris E of G I-c. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition