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Faience amulet, [hawk-headed] Horus with [double] crown [of Upper and Lower Egypt]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_53951
  • 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_29-4-268c
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/19/1929, 04/20/1929
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Two such amulets originally registered as HUMFA_29-4-268c; now in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_53950 and EMC_JE_53951).
  • Remarks
    These amulets depict 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.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 3

Institutions 1