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Bead String

Amulet

Object Number:E10898B.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sudan
Nubia
Buhen
Locus: K45
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1938-1759 BC
Early Date: 1938
Late Date: 1759
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Iconography:Lion
Hawk
Fly
Flower
Length: 38.1 cm
Width: 0.12 cm
Depth: 0.08 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Nubia, Buhen; D. Randall-MacIver and C. L. Wooley, 1910

Description

String of gold beads with 2 lion clasps, 2 hemispherical beads, 2 fly amulets, 3 falcon amulets and one flower bud.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) 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: 17.159/1.27D,7.22View 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: 202-203View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Woolley, Charles L., and Randall-MacIver, David. 1911. The Eckley B. Coxe Junior Expedition to Nubia: Vol. VIII, Buhen (plates).. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 89View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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