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Fragment of an amulet

This is a fragment of an amulet. It is the head of a deity wearing a sun disc and ram's horns. It is pierced side to side on the back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Avenue G 3, black debris. 1925: 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: 0.9 x 1.7 cm (3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2985

Medium or Technique

Faience; blue glaze; hard drab paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets