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Fragmentary amulet in the form of a cat-headed deity

Head fragment, small profile amulet of cat-headed deity. Flat back, ring at top for suspension, details in relief, light blue glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street 7000. 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 6.5 cm (5/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1150

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets