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Faience amulet, [hawk-headed deity] with [sun] disc (Re-Horakhty). Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7652 A, room I
  • Material
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/19/1929, 04/20/1929
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Two such amulets originally registered as HUMFA_29-4-268b; now in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_53952 and EMC_JE_53953).
  • Remarks
    These amulets depict a striding hawk-headed male deity, wearing a solar disc on his head. It probably represents the solar god Re-Horakhty.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Institutions 1