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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Papyrus Column (wadj)

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, 7420 St. 2. January 1925: 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, New Kingdom or later,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1793

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets