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Fragment of small faience [amulet] of [Re-Horakhty]; blue glaze; legs broken off and missing. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_28-4-145
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Debris on top of mastaba G 7773
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 3.7 cm Width: 1.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.1680
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/23/1928
  • Remarks
    This amulet depicts a striding hawk-headed male deity, wearing the characteristic headress of the solar god Re-Horakhty, consisting of triple atef crown with horns, uraei, and solar disc.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7773

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 2