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Amulet fragment of a papyrus column (wadj)

Fragment (top) of bored papyrus column (wadj) amulet.

Provenance

From Giza, East of Pyr. I-b. 1924. 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 length x thickness: 1.2 x 1.0 x 0.8 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2486

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets