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Faience amulet, [ram-headed] Khnum. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_53945
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7652 A, room I
  • Material
    Faience
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_29-4-268e
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_7/5343
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/19/1929, 04/20/1929
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Two such amulets originally registered as HUMFA_29-4-268e; now in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_53945 and EMC_JE_53948).
  • Remarks
    These amulets depict 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.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 4

Institutions 1