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Pectoral amulet of Imsety

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Greenish-blue glaze; finely modeled; discolored with brown; good condition.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 30 (?), 380–332 B.C.

Object Place

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1093

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets