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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj), faded green.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in radim on mastaba G 7430. 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: 0.6 x 3 cm (1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1756

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets