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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."


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

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Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom or Third Intermediate Period (?),

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets