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Model jar amulet

This amulet in the shape of a model jar, is pierced through the bottom. The top is broken off. The green glaze is faded and worn.

Provenance

From Giza, Egypt Pit G 7520 X, debris of room I, 1927 : 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

Diameter and length: 1.5 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1760

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets