About this object

Naos shaped pectoral of gold. Two suspension loops soldered on behind. Impressed figures suggestive of a group of men offering to Osiris. Considered to be a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Modern possibly
  • Materials
    Gold
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Sams
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1850
  • Measurements
    19 mm x 21 mm x 5 mm
  • Note
    Egypt, Africa.
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, previous owner); Joseph Sams (Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: 1850
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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