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Amulet of Nefertem

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Brown glaze with spots of green. High plumed headdresss, arms bent and close at sides, left leg advanced. Figures of this god rare, A.B.E. From Naukratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over August 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.808

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets