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Head of deity with headress

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Faience, faded glaze. Upper part only. Head with multiple crown. Inscribed on back. Nose and mouth damaged.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7430 C pit. Feb. 1925: 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 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1020

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets