Menkhet counterpoise (?) amulets

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, rm 5

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2662

Medium or Technique

Steatite, hard stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two amulets: one with incised lines, one plain in stone. Enkhet counterpoises (?).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room 5. 1929 : 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