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: Amulet in the form of a cartouche

Amulet in the form of a cartouche

Type
Amulet
Historical period(s)
Dynasty 19, New Kingdom, Reign of Sety I, 1307-1196 BCE
Medium
Faience (glazed composition)
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 2.1 x 1 x 0.3 cm (13/16 x 3/8 x 1/8 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.24

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Egypt, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Egypt from an unidentified owner in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1844, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Faience
Keyword(s)
Dynasty 19 (ca. 1292 - 1190 BCE), Egypt, protection
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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