University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Length: 9.1cm
Width: 6cm
Depth: 0.9cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1992
Other Number10-4-29 - Field No SF
24-635 - Other Number

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

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

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