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Taweret amulet

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Crudly made amulet possibly Tawaret or dog-headed ape, bright blue glaze

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza,In debris on top of Mastaba G 7520 . 1927 : 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.6 cm (11/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1702

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets