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Cowroid with prenomen of Taharqa

Cowroid of blue-green glazed steatite; back carries an incised border of line decoration. Base inscribed with throne name of Third Intermediate Period ruler Taharqa (Khuinefertemre). Pierced.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Accession Number

66.1017

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets