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Faience amulet of Ptah. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-3-15
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Street G 7400
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.1044
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/01/1925
  • Remarks
    This amulet depicts the standing figure of the Memphite creator god Ptah in his human form, with several characteristic attributes, including mummiform wrappings, a close-fitting skull cap and was-scepter.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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