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Amulet

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Object Number:
29-70-20
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus:
200.20
Period:
Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made:
570BC-526 BC
Early Date:
-571
Late Date:
-525
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Gold
Electrum (uncertain)
Technique:
Cast
Iconography:
Montu
Description:
Cast gold amulet of Montu, showing the god striding forward with his hands at his sides. Crown composed of a sun disk, double uraeus, and two tall plumes made separately. Suspension loop on back.
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt (1915-1920)
Other Number:
M6253   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 94
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 52-53
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