Human-headed heart amulet

Egyptian


Dimensions

Width x length: 4.2 x 8.3 cm (1 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.569

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Mottled black stone amulet in the form of the upper part of a shawabty with a naos and winged scarab on the breast, drilled holes in head and bottom.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer