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Amulet of Re-Horakhty

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This amulet, made of dark green faience with spotted glaze, worn, represents a standing figure of the solar god Re-Horakhty. He is shown in his characteristic form of a male god with the head of a falcon wearing a sun disc and uraeus cobra on his head. This example is broken and mended at the...

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From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 30, 380–332 B.C.


Tanis (San el-Hagar), Egypt


Height: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets