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Amulet

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Object Number:
E10347A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Sudan
Nubia
Buhen
Locus:
J33B
Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Date Made:
1630 - 1523 B.C.E.
Early Date:
-1631
Late Date:
-1522
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Bronze
Electrum
Ivory
Iconography:
Fly
Description:
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.
Height:
24cm
Outside Diamater:
21cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993)
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Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 137/50/7
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[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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