Wand carved from hippopotamus tusk. Decorated with a series of 9 magical figures (Seth, Taweret, Lion, Frog, Lion, Lion, gazelle(?), vulture, cat) each holding a knife. Each figure is seated atop the hieroglyph nb. At one end, there is a lion head at the other pointy end, a jackal head.
Distribution from the British School of Archaeology; Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, 1907
|ES 2914 || - || Original Number|
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017)
[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 159/7.19
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 234-35
[Book] Thomas, Nancy. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 20
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.
: Page/Fig./Plate: 20/7
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1907. Gizeh and Rifeh. : Page/Fig./Plate: 13
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1927. Objects of Daily Use. : Page/Fig./Plate: 40
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