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Amulet

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Object Number:
92-2-97
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Napatan
Provenience:
Sudan
El-Kurru
Locus:
Tomb 51
Date Made:
700-660 BC
Early Date:
-700
Late Date:
-660
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Faience
Iconography:
Winged Scarab
Description:
Openwork amulet of a winged scarab. The amulet is topped with a winged sun disk. The scarab has four wings. The sun disks held in its legs are decorated with a floral pattern.
Length:
9.1cm
Width:
6cm
Depth:
0.9cm
Credit Line:
Exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Other Number:
10-4-29   -   Field No SF
24-635   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Book] Kreamer, Christine M. 2012. African Cosmos: Stellar Arts. 368. : Page/Fig./Plate: 66/3.4
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[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 144/82
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