Taweret amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, In debris on top of mastaba G 7520

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.6 cm (11/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1702

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crudly made amulet possibly Tawaret or dog-headed ape, bright blue glaze

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza,In debris on top of Mastaba G 7520 . 1927 : 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