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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

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Papyrus scepter (wadj) amulet of bright blue glazed faience. No incised details added. Ring fashioned at top for suspension. Signs of wear on bottom portion.


By 1902: with the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren; 1902: Given to the MFA by the estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession Date: October 11, 1902)

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Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Egyptian, Likely Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.


Length: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets