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Pectoral with Female Worshiper and Anubis on Shrine
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Pectoral with Female Worshiper and Anubis on Shrine


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Description A glazed steatite pectoral with incised design. On the front a woman wearing a perfume cone worships the jackal god Anubis resting on a shrine. Above him are two hieroglyphic signs: the "udjat" for protection and a collar signifying "gold." On the back a "djed" pillar (meaning eternity) is flanked by two "tjet" signs, (meaning protection) symbolizing also Osiris between Isis and Nephthys.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1070-730 BCE (Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
steatite, orginally glazed
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.89
Measurements
H: 3 x W: 2 1/2 (7.59 x 6.36 x 0.01 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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