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Cat-headed deity amulet fragment

One head fragment of a small amulet of a cat-headed god/goddess (Bastet?) wearing a headress. It is pierced side to side.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt, Street G 7000, East of G 7052. 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: 0.8 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm (5/16 x 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-2-127

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads