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The obverse has two djed-pillars in the center, flanked by tyet-knots. The reverse depicts the deceased, kneeling before Anubis.

Provenance

Said to have been discovered at Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, royal cache, in 1879. By 1909: Frederick George Hilton Price Collection, London; 1909: sold at Sotheby's, London (12-21 July 1911); by 1956: Nina H. Burnham collection, Bar Harbor, ME; 1956: given to the MFA by Nina H. Burnham. (Accession Date: May 10, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nina H. Burnham

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1070–945 B.C.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.315

Medium or Technique

Bright blue faience with black details

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pectorals