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Amulet of Horus the Child
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Amulet of Horus the Child


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Description The god Horus-the-Child seated on a pillow, knees drawn up, is carved in relief on both sides of a thin piece of lapis lazuli. A perforation runs from the top of the head to the back of the skull.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
10/19/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1912, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912

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Period
1550-1307 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
lapis lazuli
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.222
Measurements
H: 1 x W: 3/8 x D: 1/16 in. (2.58 x 0.94 x 0.08 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)

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