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Nefertem
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Nefertem


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Description The surface of this cast silver pendant representing Nefertem is very deteriorated but traces of the incised lines marking the kilt and lotus blossom can still be seen. There is a suspension loop behind the blossom and one counterweight is broken off.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/05/1977Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from the pyramids in Egypt]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Period
1070-664 BC (Third Intermediate-Late Period)
Medium
silver cast
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1476
Measurements
H: 2 13/16 x W: 1 x D: 1/2 in. (7.14 x 2.51 x 1.32 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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