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Gold foil amulet of phallus. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, debris of room IV
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    overall HUMFA_29-11-258 (multiple objects) Width0.9-1.4 cm; 1.4-2.1 cm; Lengths 0.8-1.9 cm; 1.9-3.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    HUMFA_29-11-258: One gold foil penis sheath, four scraps of gold foil with impressed design, three gold foil nail sheaths accessioned as MFA 29.2616; unidentified gold foil object (amulet of phallus?) in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_56967).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Institutions 1