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Amulet of a baboon

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Faience, green glaze. Seated Cynocephalus. Crude.

Provenance

From Giza: E. of G 7210. [Excav. date] December 14, 1924. Photo B 5798. 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 Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1077

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets