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Amulet

Wooden figure of a jackal-heared god holding a djed pillar. Arms and hands missing.

Provenance

1995: purchased by the MFA from Charles Ede, Ltd., London, (Accession date: November 15, 1995)

Credit Line

William Stevenson Smith Fund

Egyptian, Late Period, about 500 B.C.

Accession Number

1995.729

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets