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Fragment of amulet

Leg fragment of amulet: female deity standing with left foot advanced, arms at sides, blue glaze, soft white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7000 temple of Isis, surface debris W of 7140, S of rm M. 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 2 x 0.6 cm (7/16 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-281

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets