Second Intermediate Period
1630 - 1523 B.C.E.
Fly emblem with ivory wings and head made of electrum (silver with gold). Flies were awarded for military valor as Nile flies were tenacious and tough just as soldiers should be.
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1910
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993)
[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 17/1.27C
[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 137/50/7
[Book] Randall-MacIver, David & Woolley, C. Leonard. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VIII, Buhen (plates). : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 51
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