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Amulet of a baboon

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Faience, blue-green glaze. Crudely modeled cynocephalus.

Provenance

From Giza: Street G 7500 Debris. [Excav. date] January 30, 1925. Photo B 5799. 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: 1.8 + cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1089

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets