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Object Number: 29-70-19
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: 200.20 c. 4 metres above Merenptah in centre of trench N edge
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made: 570 - 526 B.C.
Early Date: -571
Late Date: -525
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Chalcedony
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Sekhmet
Cowrie Shell
Pomegranate
Length: 37cm
Width: 4.4cm
Depth: 1.5cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other NumberM6253 - Field No SF
J303 - Cast Number

Description

String of 30 gold cowrie shell-shaped beads, one gold pomegranate shaped bead with granulation, and two large barrel-shaped beads, one gold and one chalcedony. Cast gold pendant of the goddess Sekhmet standing, with her hands at her sides.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)View Objects in Exhibition
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 133/6.36a,bView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 58-59View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 58-59View Objects cited in this Publication

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