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Faience; blue glaze; good condition.

Provenance

From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. GMT / Room J2. 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, Greco-Roman Period,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.7 x 0.6 cm (11/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1110

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets