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Object Number:29-70-19
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently 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 BC
Early Date: -571
Late Date: -525
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Chalcedony
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Sekhmet
Cowrie Shell
Pomegranate
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

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 133/6.36a,bView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 58-59View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 58-59View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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