User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Pendant: menat

Start collecting

Faience; blue glaze; good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Pyramid Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Menkaura Pyramid Temple, Giza. GMT / Room J2

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 2.6 x 0.8 cm (1 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1109

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets