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Amulet of Nefertum

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Striding figurine of crowned Nefertum. Blue faience.

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

57.455

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets