Amulet (?)

Historical period(s)
Possibly Roman period, 30 BCE-395 CE
Medium
Clay
Dimensions
H x W: 3.6 x 2.3 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 in)
Geography
Egypt?
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.206
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Amulet

Keywords
Egypt, protection, Roman Period (30 BCE - 395 CE)
Provenance

To 1908
Maurice Nahman (1868-1948), Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Maurice Nahman in 1908 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1705, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Maurice Nahman (C.L. Freer source) 1868 - 1948

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum