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Egyptian - Amulet- Pendant, Nephthys - Walters 571478 - Back

Egyptian - Amulet- Pendant, Nephthys - Walters 571478 - Back

A cast silver amulet representing the goddess Nephthys, the sister of Isis, standing. She wears a small crown surmounted by the hieroglyph for her name. There is a loop behind the crown and the legs are broken off.

Egyptian - Amulet- Pendant, Nephthys - Walters 571478 - Right

Egyptian - Amulet- Pendant, Nephthys - Walters 571478 - Right

A cast silver amulet representing the goddess Nephthys, the sister of Isis, standing. She wears a small crown surmounted by the hieroglyph for her name. There is a loop behind the crown and the legs are broken off.

Egyptian - Amulet- Pendant, Nephthys - Walters 571478

Egyptian - Amulet- Pendant, Nephthys - Walters 571478

A cast silver amulet representing the goddess Nephthys, the sister of Isis, standing. She wears a small crown surmounted by the hieroglyph for her name. There is a loop behind the crown and the legs are broken off.

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422 - Back

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422 - Back

This cast silver amulet with a poor surface represents the great national god Amun, standing with the left foot directly in front of the right. The lines of his short shendyt, necklace, armlets and bracelets ar... More

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422 - Left

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422 - Left

This cast silver amulet with a poor surface represents the great national god Amun, standing with the left foot directly in front of the right. The lines of his short shendyt, necklace, armlets and bracelets ar... More

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422 - Right

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422 - Right

This cast silver amulet with a poor surface represents the great national god Amun, standing with the left foot directly in front of the right. The lines of his short shendyt, necklace, armlets and bracelets ar... More

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571422

This cast silver amulet with a poor surface represents the great national god Amun, standing with the left foot directly in front of the right. The lines of his short shendyt, necklace, armlets and bracelets ar... More

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978 - Back

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978 - Back

This pendant is cast in round, and depicts Amen, the cosmic and state god of Egypt. The figure of Amun is striding.

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978 - Left

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978 - Left

This pendant is cast in round, and depicts Amen, the cosmic and state god of Egypt. The figure of Amun is striding.

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978 - Right

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978 - Right

This pendant is cast in round, and depicts Amen, the cosmic and state god of Egypt. The figure of Amun is striding.

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978

Egyptian - Amun - Walters 571978

This pendant is cast in round, and depicts Amen, the cosmic and state god of Egypt. The figure of Amun is striding.

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Back

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Back

Silver figures such as this one were precious in Ancient Egypt. This small statuette has a loop at the back to be used as a pendant. Amun is displayed with the standard iconography of Amun-Re. He is dressed in ... More

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Bottom

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Bottom

Silver figures such as this one were precious in Ancient Egypt. This small statuette has a loop at the back to be used as a pendant. Amun is displayed with the standard iconography of Amun-Re. He is dressed in ... More

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Left

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Left

Silver figures such as this one were precious in Ancient Egypt. This small statuette has a loop at the back to be used as a pendant. Amun is displayed with the standard iconography of Amun-Re. He is dressed in ... More

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Right

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417 - Right

Silver figures such as this one were precious in Ancient Egypt. This small statuette has a loop at the back to be used as a pendant. Amun is displayed with the standard iconography of Amun-Re. He is dressed in ... More

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417

Egyptian - Amun-Re - Walters 571417

Silver figures such as this one were precious in Ancient Egypt. This small statuette has a loop at the back to be used as a pendant. Amun is displayed with the standard iconography of Amun-Re. He is dressed in ... More

Egyptian - Apis Bull - Walters 571477 - Left

Egyptian - Apis Bull - Walters 571477 - Left

A cast silver pendant representing the holy Apis bull, who wears a sun disk with "uraeus" between his horns. Incised lines mark the characteristic triangle on the forehead, wide necklaces and saddle cloth. The ... More

Egyptian - Apis Bull - Walters 571477 - Right

Egyptian - Apis Bull - Walters 571477 - Right

A cast silver pendant representing the holy Apis bull, who wears a sun disk with "uraeus" between his horns. Incised lines mark the characteristic triangle on the forehead, wide necklaces and saddle cloth. The ... More

Egyptian - Apis Bull - Walters 571477

Egyptian - Apis Bull - Walters 571477

A cast silver pendant representing the holy Apis bull, who wears a sun disk with "uraeus" between his horns. Incised lines mark the characteristic triangle on the forehead, wide necklaces and saddle cloth. The ... More

Egyptian - Basin - Walters 54526

Egyptian - Basin - Walters 54526

In Arab countries and Muslim realms in the Mediterranean region, artistic innovation flourished in the 9th-14th centuries. Metalworkers cast and hammered basins, vases, and incense burners from brass, engraved ... More

Egyptian - Falcon Shaped Horus - Walters 571433

Egyptian - Falcon Shaped Horus - Walters 571433

The falcon god Horus represented the sky and was also associated with kingship from the late 4th millennium. This small falcon figure is made from gold and has a silver double-crown (which stands for Upper and ... More

Egyptian - Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, Falcon and Serpent - Walters 571436 - Back

Egyptian - Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, Falcon and Serpent -...

Anonymous (Egyptian). 'Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, and Serpent,' 1st-2nd century. silver. Walters Art Museum (57.1436): Acquired by Henry Walters (?).

Egyptian - Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, Falcon and Serpent - Walters 571436 - Left

Egyptian - Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, Falcon and Serpent -...

Anonymous (Egyptian). 'Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, and Serpent,' 1st-2nd century. silver. Walters Art Museum (57.1436): Acquired by Henry Walters (?).

Egyptian - Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, Falcon and Serpent - Walters 571436 - Right

Egyptian - Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, Falcon and Serpent -...

Anonymous (Egyptian). 'Harpocrates-Eros with Falcon , Jackal, and Serpent,' 1st-2nd century. silver. Walters Art Museum (57.1436): Acquired by Henry Walters (?).

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Back

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Back

This large silver pendant covered with gold represents the god Nefertem with incised lines marking skirt and wig. Inscription on base.

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Bottom

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Bottom

This large silver pendant covered with gold represents the god Nefertem with incised lines marking skirt and wig. Inscription on base.

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Left

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Left

This large silver pendant covered with gold represents the god Nefertem with incised lines marking skirt and wig. Inscription on base.

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Right

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419 - Right

This large silver pendant covered with gold represents the god Nefertem with incised lines marking skirt and wig. Inscription on base.

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571419

This large silver pendant covered with gold represents the god Nefertem with incised lines marking skirt and wig. Inscription on base.

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Back

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Back

The surface of this cast silver pendant representing Nefertem is very deteriorated but traces of the incised lines marking the shendyt and lotus blossom can still be seen. There is a suspension loop behind the ... More

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Bottom

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Bottom

The surface of this cast silver pendant representing Nefertem is very deteriorated but traces of the incised lines marking the shendyt and lotus blossom can still be seen. There is a suspension loop behind the ... More

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Left

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Left

The surface of this cast silver pendant representing Nefertem is very deteriorated but traces of the incised lines marking the shendyt and lotus blossom can still be seen. There is a suspension loop behind the ... More

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Right

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476 - Right

The surface of this cast silver pendant representing Nefertem is very deteriorated but traces of the incised lines marking the shendyt and lotus blossom can still be seen. There is a suspension loop behind the ... More

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476

Egyptian - Nefertem - Walters 571476

The surface of this cast silver pendant representing Nefertem is very deteriorated but traces of the incised lines marking the shendyt and lotus blossom can still be seen. There is a suspension loop behind the ... More

Egyptian - Pendant of Isis - Walters 571426 - Left

Egyptian - Pendant of Isis - Walters 571426 - Left

A cast silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus (now missing). The tips of the horns above her crown are also missing. There is a large loop above the headdress.

Egyptian - Pendant of Isis - Walters 571426 - Right

Egyptian - Pendant of Isis - Walters 571426 - Right

A cast silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus (now missing). The tips of the horns above her crown are also missing. There is a large loop above the headdress.

Egyptian - Pendant of Isis - Walters 571426

Egyptian - Pendant of Isis - Walters 571426

A cast silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus (now missing). The tips of the horns above her crown are also missing. There is a large loop above the headdress.

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420 - Back

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420 - Back

Pendants with representations of deities made of silver were precious in ancient Egypt. They had an amuletic function and were used by the elite. This pendant represents Harpokrates (Horus the Child) in a seate... More

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420 - Left

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420 - Left

Pendants with representations of deities made of silver were precious in ancient Egypt. They had an amuletic function and were used by the elite. This pendant represents Harpokrates (Horus the Child) in a seate... More

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420 - Right

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420 - Right

Pendants with representations of deities made of silver were precious in ancient Egypt. They had an amuletic function and were used by the elite. This pendant represents Harpokrates (Horus the Child) in a seate... More

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420

Egyptian - Pendant, Horus the Child Seated - Walters 571420

Pendants with representations of deities made of silver were precious in ancient Egypt. They had an amuletic function and were used by the elite. This pendant represents Harpokrates (Horus the Child) in a seate... More

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424 - Back

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424 - Back

The surface of this large silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus-the-Child has deteriorated. She wears a wig with the "uraeus" over her forehead and a small crown on top of which are horns w... More

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424 - Left

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424 - Left

The surface of this large silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus-the-Child has deteriorated. She wears a wig with the "uraeus" over her forehead and a small crown on top of which are horns w... More

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424 - Right

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424 - Right

The surface of this large silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus-the-Child has deteriorated. She wears a wig with the "uraeus" over her forehead and a small crown on top of which are horns w... More

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424

Egyptian - Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 571424

The surface of this large silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus-the-Child has deteriorated. She wears a wig with the "uraeus" over her forehead and a small crown on top of which are horns w... More

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488 - Side A

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488 - Side A

A heavy silver signet ring cast in one piece, with a bezel in the shape of a cartouche. The surface of the bezel has been filed down so far that the hieroglyphs are barely discernable. They give the throne name... More

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488 - Side B

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488 - Side B

A heavy silver signet ring cast in one piece, with a bezel in the shape of a cartouche. The surface of the bezel has been filed down so far that the hieroglyphs are barely discernable. They give the throne name... More

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488 - Top

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488 - Top

A heavy silver signet ring cast in one piece, with a bezel in the shape of a cartouche. The surface of the bezel has been filed down so far that the hieroglyphs are barely discernable. They give the throne name... More

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488

Egyptian - Ring - Walters 571488

A heavy silver signet ring cast in one piece, with a bezel in the shape of a cartouche. The surface of the bezel has been filed down so far that the hieroglyphs are barely discernable. They give the throne name... More

Egyptian - Ring Bezel - Walters 571487 - Right

Egyptian - Ring Bezel - Walters 571487 - Right

This flat silver bezel with under surface carved to fit the finger, belonged to a type of ring of the 26th Dynasty in which the bezel perched above the separately cast hoop. The deeply set hieroglyphs which dec... More

Egyptian - Ring Bezel - Walters 571487 - View D

Egyptian - Ring Bezel - Walters 571487 - View D

This flat silver bezel with under surface carved to fit the finger, belonged to a type of ring of the 26th Dynasty in which the bezel perched above the separately cast hoop. The deeply set hieroglyphs which dec... More

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Bottom

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Bottom

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side A

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side A

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side B

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side B

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side C

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side C

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side D

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side D

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side E

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side E

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side F

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side F

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side G

Egyptian - Royal Seal of King Sahure - Walters 571748 - Side G

Functional cylinder seals, like this example made for King Sahure, contain names and titles.

Egyptian - Standing Ibis Headed God - Walters 571423 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Standing Ibis Headed God - Walters 571423 - Three Quarter

Thoth, the god of wisdom and patron deity of scribes, was often shown with a human body and an ibis head. Here he wears a shendit, a long wig, and the moon-disk and crescent as a crown on his head. His left foo... More

Egyptian - Standing Ibis Headed God - Walters 571423

Egyptian - Standing Ibis Headed God - Walters 571423

Thoth, the god of wisdom and patron deity of scribes, was often shown with a human body and an ibis head. Here he wears a shendit, a long wig, and the moon-disk and crescent as a crown on his head. His left foo... More

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479 - Back

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479 - Back

This cast silver pendant represents the goddess Nehemet-Away standing with her hands at her side. She has a "uraeus" on her wig, and wears a sistrum, (her symbol) as a crown. There is a large loop behind the si... More

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479 - Left

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479 - Left

This cast silver pendant represents the goddess Nehemet-Away standing with her hands at her side. She has a "uraeus" on her wig, and wears a sistrum, (her symbol) as a crown. There is a large loop behind the si... More

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479 - Right

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479 - Right

This cast silver pendant represents the goddess Nehemet-Away standing with her hands at her side. She has a "uraeus" on her wig, and wears a sistrum, (her symbol) as a crown. There is a large loop behind the si... More

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479

Egyptian - Standing Nehemet-Away - Walters 571479

This cast silver pendant represents the goddess Nehemet-Away standing with her hands at her side. She has a "uraeus" on her wig, and wears a sistrum, (her symbol) as a crown. There is a large loop behind the si... More

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421 - Back

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421 - Back

The ancient Egyptians donated figures of their gods for use in temple rituals; smaller images served as amulets to ensure divine protection. Goddesses in particular were viewed as protective deities. From earli... More

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421 - Left

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421 - Left

The ancient Egyptians donated figures of their gods for use in temple rituals; smaller images served as amulets to ensure divine protection. Goddesses in particular were viewed as protective deities. From earli... More

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421 - Right

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421 - Right

The ancient Egyptians donated figures of their gods for use in temple rituals; smaller images served as amulets to ensure divine protection. Goddesses in particular were viewed as protective deities. From earli... More

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421

Egyptian - Standing Wadjet - Walters 571421

The ancient Egyptians donated figures of their gods for use in temple rituals; smaller images served as amulets to ensure divine protection. Goddesses in particular were viewed as protective deities. From earli... More

Egyptian - Statue of Standing Bastet - Walters 54409

Egyptian - Statue of Standing Bastet - Walters 54409

The ancient Egyptians donated figures of their gods for use in temple rituals; smaller images served as amulets to ensure divine protection. Goddesses in particular were viewed as protective deities. From earli... More

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427 - Back

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427 - Back

A cast silver pendant in the shape of a vulture representing the goddess Mut or Nekhbet. Eyes and beak are indicated by incision. The lines marking the lower feathers are carelessly incised. The surface has det... More

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427 - Left

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427 - Left

A cast silver pendant in the shape of a vulture representing the goddess Mut or Nekhbet. Eyes and beak are indicated by incision. The lines marking the lower feathers are carelessly incised. The surface has det... More

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427 - Right

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427 - Right

A cast silver pendant in the shape of a vulture representing the goddess Mut or Nekhbet. Eyes and beak are indicated by incision. The lines marking the lower feathers are carelessly incised. The surface has det... More

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427

Egyptian - Vulture - Walters 571427

A cast silver pendant in the shape of a vulture representing the goddess Mut or Nekhbet. Eyes and beak are indicated by incision. The lines marking the lower feathers are carelessly incised. The surface has det... More

Reisner-hetepheres-pl38a

Reisner-hetepheres-pl38a

Giza Necropolis. Tomb of Hetepheres. Braclets in position and restored supports.

Gilt Silver Bracelet LACMA M.2002.1.552

Gilt Silver Bracelet LACMA M.2002.1.552

Egypt or Syria, 11th century Jewelry and Adornments; bracelets Fabricated from sheet, incised, and decorated with gilding, niello inlay, and grains The Madina Collection of Islamic Art, gift of Camilla Chandl... More