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Amulet of Taweret or Thoth?

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Small crude amulet of Taweret (?) (Thoth?) with ring at top of head for suspension and blue glaze.

Provenance

From Giza, Street 7000, west of 7150. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.7 x 0.7 x 0.8 cm (11/16 x 1/4 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-541

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets