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Shu amulet. "Figürchen des Luftgottes Schu. Terracotta; himmelblau glasiert."


  • ID
  • Department
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Giza (provenance unknown, found by Colonel Howard Vyse in 1837)
  • Credit Line
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Previous Number
    KHM_6517 ex
  • Object Ownership Information
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Object owned by
    Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
  • Notes
    Herk: 1837 bei Giza von Col. Howard Vyse gefunden Erwerb: Geschenk Anton Gareis 31. 1. 1899
  • Remarks
    Gift of Anton Gareis, 1/31/1899.

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