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Lapis lazuli [amulet] of hawk-headed Horus. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-11-340
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, room V
  • Material
    Lapis lazuli
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.2666
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/24/1929
  • Remarks
    This amulet depicts a striding hawk-headed male deity. A number of Egyptian gods are portrayed as hawk-headed humans, making it difficult to identify those without distinguishing crowns.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 2