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Object Number:29-70-20
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: 200.20
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made: 570-526 BCE
Early Date: -571
Late Date: -525
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Electrum (uncertain)
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Montu
Height: 5.08 cm
Width: 1.27 cm
Depth: 1.27 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number:M6253 - Field No SF

Description

Cast gold amulet of Montu, showing the god striding forward with his hands at his sides. Crown composed of a sun disk, double uraeus, and two tall plumes made separately. Suspension loop on back.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 94View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 52-53View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 81, fig. 49View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Fisher, Clarence S. 1917. "The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Egyptian Expedition". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 8. no. 4. pg. 211-237 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 229, fig. 89View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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