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God amulet fragment

Breast fragment of small amulet of god or goddess. Pilaster at back. Hands together in front grasping staff. Blue-green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, black debris above Offering Room 7050. 1926: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.3 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-859

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets