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Faience amulet of Horus [with sun disc (Re-Horakhty)] (exactly like 26-1-215, but light green glaze instead of yellow, from same necklace ?). Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    [Street G 7000], surface debris E of subsidiary pyramid G I-c, S of Isis temple, room R
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.1016
  • Date of Register Entry
  • 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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