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Ornament

Object Number:E6766
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: Mace Cemetery D Tomb 28
Period: New Kingdom
Twenty-First Dynasty
Date Made: 1075 - 945 BCE
Early Date: -1076
Late Date: -944
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Depth: 0.6 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account, 1900
Other Number:AES 1594 - Other Number

Description

Lentoid blue faience bead. The top is inscribed, and the back is flat. There are two stringing holes at each end, which connect to a central channel on the back of the bead. The top is Inscribed with the name and title "High Priest of Amun Pinnedjem (son) of Piankh." This individual is Pinnedjem I, whose name here does not appear in a cartouche.

Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. "Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 56. no. 1. pg. 42-51 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 50, fig22View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Mace, Arthur C., and Randall-MacIver, David. 1902. El Amrah and Abydos, 1899-1901.. London. Egypt Exploration Fund. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 88; 98-99; Pl XLVView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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