Fragmentary amulet in the form of a deity

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Black debris above 7050 offering room

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-858

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head and shoulders fragment of small amulet of female deity, bright blue glaze, face broken away, Sekhemet (?)

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, black debris above 7050 offering room. 1926 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition