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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Light green stone, Papyrus Column (wadj) amulet, flat back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris. 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

Length x width: 2.1 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1969

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets