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Amulet of a sun disk on a plinth

Provenance

From Giza. [Excav date] April 1927. 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, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

29.1590

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets