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fragment of an amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

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Fragment of papyrus column (wadj), cylindrical with pointed end, green.

Provenance

From Giza, north 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

Diameter x length: 1.0 x 2.1 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2389

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets