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Bull-headed god amulet fragment

Head fragment. Small crude amulet of bull-headed god. Pilaster at back, light green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Ave. 4, Roman debris and sebakh siftings. 1926 : 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: 1.1 x 0.9 cm (7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-12

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets