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Fragment of a deity

Waist fragment of standing amulet of deity. Molded, back blade dressed, blue glazae, soft gray paste. Hands at sides, left leg advanced.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue 3, black debris. 1925: 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

Length: 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2991

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets