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Fragment of amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

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Green fragment of an amulet of a papyrus column (wadj).

Provenance

From Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b. 1924: 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

Height x diameter: 1.95 x 0.65 cm (3/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2338

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants