Vulture amulets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 5481 A

Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

40-5-12

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is a group of two amulets in the shape of vultures, one complete and one incomplete, with a small loop on the back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 5481 A. 1940: 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