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Small faience amulet of Ptah; green glaze, hole for suspension behind neck with string still adhering, inscribed pilaster [GLYPHS]. Illustration: Yes


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Debris E of mastaba G 7690 X
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.3 cm Width: 1.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.1694
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    This amulet depicts the standing figure of the Memphite creator god Ptah in his human form, with several characteristic attributes, including mummiform wrappings, a close-fitting skull cap and was-scepter.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7690

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery