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Fragment of amulet of standing goddess

This turquiose glazed fragment of an amulet of a standing goddess preserves the torso and mid arms.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7101. 1924: 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

1.7 x 1.8 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.), thickness 1.1cm

Accession Number

24.2718

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets