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Gold foil amulet of phallus. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_56967
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Amulets and pendants
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, debris of room IV
  • Material
    Gold
  • Dimensions
    [Dimensions for HUMFA_29-11-258 overall] Width: .9 - 1.4 cm; 1.4 - 2.1 cm Length: .8 - 1.9 cm; 1.9 - 3.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_29-12-258
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_7/5174
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/22/1929
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    HUMFA_29-11-258: One gold foil penis sheath, four scraps of gold foil with impressed design, three gold foil nail sheaths accessioned as MFA 29.2616; unidentified gold foil object (amulet of phallus?) in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_56967).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 4

Institutions 1