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Pectoral amulet of Qebehsenuef (Four Sons of Horus)

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Pectoral amulet of greenish faience, glaze heavily worn. Depicts the falcon-headed god, Qebehsenuef, one of the Four Sons of Horus (protectors of the viscera of the deceased). Part of a complete set comprised of objects 94.255-94.258. The mummiform figure wears a lappet wig. Pierced at head...

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Provenance

Said to be from Amarna. By 1894: with Mrs. Samuel D. Warren collection; 1894: given to the MFA by Mrs. Samuel D. Warren. (Accession Date: October 1, 1894)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel D. Warren

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

94.257

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings