Description One side of the bead bears a detailed carving of an owl, a hieroglyph that has the same sound value as the English "m." The other side shows a victorious pharaoh raising his weapon to dispatch a cowering enemy. The plaque was probably created in the 18th or 19th Dynasty.
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- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Charles Newton-Robinson Sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, June 22, 1909, lot 1; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, 1909, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909
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