Well-made faience [amulet] of hawk-headed Horus with [double] crown [of Upper and Lower Egypt]; green glaze. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
- Pit G 7757 A, N room (I)
- Height: 3.3 cm
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- MFA accession number: 29.2559
- Date of Register Entry
- This amulet depicts a striding hawk-headed male deity, wearing the double crown of kingship. A number of Egyptian gods are portrayed as hawk-headed humans, making it difficult to identify those without distinguishing crowns. However, when the god wears the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt he is almost certainly Horus.
- MFA accession number verified
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