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Base of a cippus of Horus

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Two human feet standing on crocodiles.

Provenance

From Giza. St. 7430C. February 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, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x depth: 2.4 x 2.5 cm (15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

25.2166

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets