About this object

Amulet in the form of a human figure in profile with side lock, possibly an image of an Osirian myth participant in mourning or a prince (as suggested by Professor Newberry). Ring at the top for suspension. Two perforations through the figure.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1295 BC (late Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Cornelian
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    21.5 mm x 11.5 mm x 3.5 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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