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Faience amulet, Ptah. 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
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/19/1929, 04/20/1929
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Three such amulets originally registered as HUMFA_29-4-268g; now in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_53957, EMC_JE_53958, and EMC_JE_53959).
  • Remarks
    These amulets depict the standing figure of the Memphite creator god Ptah in his human form, with several characteristic attributes, including mummiform wrappings, a close-fitting skull cap and was-scepter. In this example, he also wears a sun's disc, horns, and a side lock.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7652

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Institutions 1