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Amulet

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Object Number:
E3989
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Hiw
Locus:
Tomb W 22
Period:
Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made:
1938-1759 BC
Early Date:
-1938
Late Date:
-1759
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Gold (uncertain)
Electrum
Iconography:
Fish
Description:
Realistic pendant of a Nile fish. Two halves of the body are molded around a core and the fins and suspension loop were set into the core material. Details of the fish are chases into the metal.
Length:
3.8cm
Width:
1.6cm
Depth:
1cm
Credit Line:
Received from Egypt Exploration Fund; William Flinders Petrie
Other Number:
AES 762   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 236
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