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Faience amulet of Horus with sun disc (Re-Horakhty); yellow glaze, pilaster at back, pierced for suspension. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_26-1-215
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Isis temple, room P
  • Material
    Faience
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.1017
  • Date of Register Entry
    01/06/1926
  • Remarks
    This amulet depicts a striding hawk-headed male deity, wearing a solar disc on his head. It probably represents the solar god Re-Horakhty.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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