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Pectoral with Solar Boat
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Pectoral with Solar Boat


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This steatite plaque was used as a small pectoral. The front is carved in relief depicting the solar boat with two standing baboons in worshipping gesture flanking the winged scarab as well as the moon crescent and disk combination. Incised on the back is a scene in which the god Re-Harakhte is seated as falcon-headed deity and as a solar falcon on the left and including the center; opposite of them is Atum, the creator god.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/28/1962Treatmentcleaned
4/20/1977Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Maurice Nahman, 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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Creator
Period
1292-945 BCE (New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
steatite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.378
Measurements
H: 1 1/16 x W: 1 13/16 x D: 1/8 in. (2.71 x 4.67 x 0.31 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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