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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

One complete and one fragment of amulets of a papyrus column (wadj), faience.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7300 between 7350 and 7450 in fill. 1927 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall complete: 0.6 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 in.);Overall fragment: 2.8 x 0.5 cm (1 1/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1824

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets