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Plaque with seated deity

Small plaque of blue-green glazed faience, pierced for suspension. One side shows a seated, falcon-headed deity, perhaps Re. Hieroglyphic text on reverse reading " Amen Re is the strength of the the individual."

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, New Kingdom or Third Intermediate Period (?),

Accession Number

66.989

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets