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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Gold leaf. Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj) fragment in repoussé relief.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7112 mummy. Jan 22, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1927: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.923

Medium or Technique

Gold leaf

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets