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Faience amulet of [ram-headed] Khnum; blue glaze. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-4-313h
  • 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: 29.1416
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/28/1929
  • Remarks
    MFA 29.1409 through MFA 29.1429 form set. This amulet depicts a striding ram-headed male deity. Egypt had multiple ram gods and it is often difficult to identify which one is intended. This god may be Khnum, the patron deity of Elephantine (modern Aswan) or Harsaphes, the patron of Heracleopolis.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 2