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Necklace

Object Number:
29-70-19
Current Location:
Amarna
Provenience:
Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus:
200.20 c. 4 metres above Merenptah in centre of trench N edge
Period:
Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made:
570 - 526 B.C.
Early Date:
-571
Late Date:
-525
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Gold
Chalcedony
Technique:
Cast
Iconography:
Sekhmet
Cowrie Shell
Pomegranate
Description:
String of 30 gold cowrie shell-shaped beads, one gold pomegranate shaped bead with granulation, and two large barrel-shaped beads, one gold and one chalcedony. Cast gold pendant of the goddess Sekhmet standing, with her hands at her sides.
Length:
37cm
Width:
4.4cm
Depth:
1.5cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt (1915-1920)
Other Number:
M6253   -   Field No SF
J303   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)
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Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 58-59
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 58-59
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