University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other NumberM6253 - Field No SF

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 94View 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: 52-53View Objects cited in this Publication

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