Plaque with seated deity

Egyptian
New Kingdom or Third Intermediate Period (?)


Dimensions

1 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.989

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small plaque of blue-green glazed faience, pierced for suspension. One side shows a seated, falcon-headed deity, perhaps Re. Hieroglyphic text on reverse reading ” Amen Re is the strength of the the individual.”

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer