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Amun-Re


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Description Silver figures such as this one were precious in Ancient Egypt. This small statuette has a loop at the back to be used as a pendant. Amun is displayed with the standard iconography of Amun-Re. He is dressed in a divine kilt, a collar, and a double feather-crown combined with a sun-disk.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/20/1974Treatmentcleaned
1/27/1976Treatmentcleaned
1/22/1980Treatmentrepaired
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Serapis: The Creation of a God. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2002.
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
  • Daily Magic in Ancient Egypt. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2007.
  • Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2013-2014.
  • Die Entstehung der Welt. Ägyptens letzter Schöpfungsmythos (The Origin of the World. Egypt’s Last Creation Myth). Roemer- und Pelizaeus- Museum, Hildesheim; Kunsthalle Leoben, Leoben. 2014-2015.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [obtained in Lower Egypt, near Zagazig]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
ca. 945-715 BCE (Third Intermediate Period, 22nd dynasty)
Medium
silver with gold plating
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1417
Measurements
H: 3 3/8 x W: 9/16 x D: 1 3/16 in. (8.6 x 1.5 x 3 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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