Papyrus Column Amulet

Period:
Late Period–Ptolemaic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–30
Date:
664–30 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 4.6 × Dia. 1.3 cm (1 13/16 × 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1820
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.