Very thin and delicately made, silver substrate with traces of gilt decoration, depicting Anubis as a recumbent jackal atop a shrine decorated with openwork spirals.
Said to be from the Valley of the Queens (Thebes), Tomb of Nefertari (QV 66). 1904: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1953-04.1956, 04.1766-04.1769) for £40. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)
Emily Esther Sears Fund
Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.