Amulet of set of winged scarab and four sons of Horus

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

a) 5 cm (1 15/16 in.) b-c) 10 cm (3 15/16 in.) d-g) 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.1091a-g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Rough green glaze, with holes for attachment.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription