Faience amulet of Qebehsenuef



Accession Number
EC890
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Periods
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 45mm | Width: 13mm | Depth: 4mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Qebehsenuef

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Description

An amulet of Qebehsenuef, one of the Sons of Horus, with its feet missing. This amulet, together with others in the collection has holes so that the amulets could be stitched on to the bandages over the torso. The cross represents the mummy braces placed on mummies after Third Intermediate Period.

Other Identity
A2d (white sticker on back)
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 02 Nov 2020

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