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Faience amulet of Ptah [wearing sun disc, horns, and side lock]; blue glaze. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-4-313e
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7652 A, room VIII
  • Material
    Faience
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.1413
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/28/1929
  • Remarks
    MFA 29.1409 through MFA 29.1429 form set. 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. In this example, he also wears a sun's disc, horns, and a side lock.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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