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Faience.

Provenance

From Giza: Street 7700 [Excav. date] May 1, 1929. 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 Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1557

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets