Round amulet

Egyptian
Early Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, East of G 7052

Dimensions

Diameter x height: 1.4 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-111

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One circular scaraboid seal, bored and incised with a swelling budding lotus flower. Standing figure holding a bow or shield.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, East of G 7052. 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