Fragment of a menat

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir-el-Bahri

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 4.4 x 1.4 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.906

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Top half of a blue glazed menat inscribed on both sides. Text reads “The god’s wife, the king’s wife…”.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bahri. Gift of Egyptian Exploration Fund, May, 1897.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription