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Amulet of Taweret

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Standing Taweret. Faience, green glaze. Face broken off before glazing. Suspension ring on sides of headdress.

Provenance

From Giza, street G 7400. 1925: eexcavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1043

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets