Ornaments from a chair in the form of "girdle knots"
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7600 S.E. 77
Height x width x depth: 20.2 x 23.3 x 0.8 cm (mounted) (7 15/16 x 9 3/16 x 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ancient Egyptian Large Sculpture (Mycerinus) (Gallery 108)
These design elements have the shape of the “Isis-knot” amulet and would have decorated the side of a chair.
From Giza, G 7600 S.E. 77. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1929)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition