Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display

From: Egypt | Mit-Rahineh

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 29-70-19
Current Location Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display - On Display
Provenience Egypt | Mit-Rahineh
Locus 200.20 c. 4 metres above Merenptah in centre of trench N edge
Period Late Period | Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made 570 - 526 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Gold | Chalcedony
Technique Cast
Iconography Sekhmet | Cowrie Shell | Pomegranate

String of 30 gold cowrie shell-shaped beads, one gold pomegranate shaped bead with granulation, and two large barrel-shaped beads, one gold and one chalcedony. Cast gold pendant of the goddess Sekhmet standing, with her hands at her sides.

Length 37 cm
Width 4.4 cm
Depth 1.5 cm
Credit Line The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number M6253 - Field No SF | J303 - Cast Number

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