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Taweret

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Figure of standing Taweret, gray-green.

Provenance

From Giza. St. 7300. Temple Mastaba G 7320. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1729

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets