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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

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


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.


Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold leaf


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets