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Accession_Number E.63.9
adlib_title Egyptian pendant
Shape Pendant
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Light green pendant. The image is the goddess of Hathor, goddess of music and dance. Here she is depicted in the form of a highly stylized cow. At the top of the pendant is a loop for threading. The pendant is flat and has the cow-head engraved in the centre with an arch of concentric lines above the head Below the head on either side are parallel vertical lines divided by one horizontal line on both sides.
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Condition Intact and complete, the glaze is still present although the light green colour is somewhat faded. Aside from one crack and two small chips on the facade no detail has been lost.
Technique/Style
Provenance Medum
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 22 dynasty
Date 945-712
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0218.jpg
2002.98.0218.jpg
Top view of Egyptian pendent shown on the right with E63.10 in middle and E65.17 on left
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2002.98.0219.jpg
2002.98.0219.jpg
Top view of the back of a pendant shown on the far right with E63.10 in centre and E65.17 on left.
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2002.98.0950.jpg
2002.98.0950.jpg
Top view of Egyptian Pendant, showing the front.
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2002.98.0953.jpg
2002.98.0953.jpg
Top view of back of Egyptian Pendant, showing the back.
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Beazley_DB
Height 4.1
Diameters 2.6 at widest
Handle_height 0.7
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Joana varela
Date_edited 25/9/02; 11.01.2006; 08.05.2017
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