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Amulet-Pendant of the Horus Falcon
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Amulet-Pendant of the Horus Falcon


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Description This smoothly carved amulet represents the great god of the united kingdom, patron of the king, Horus with falcon head, in tight skirt, seated with hands drawn up on knees. A pierced loop projects from mid back.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Khawam Brothers, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1550-1069 BCE (New Kingdom)
Medium
malachite (?)
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.348
Measurements
H: 5/8 x W: 1/4 x D: 1/16 in. (1.56 x 0.57 x 0.19 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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