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White crown amulet

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Faience; green glaze; most of glaze is worn off; ring at top; Crown of Lower Egypt.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, tomb 2502. 1912: 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. (Accession date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1321

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets