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Amulet of a goddess

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Faience head of goddess; color blue, wig black. Tan colored paste. Pilaster has traces of an inscription.

Provenance

From Giza, from fill on top of mastaba G 7340. 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 1.7 cm

Accession Number

27.1636

Medium or Technique

Glazed Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets