<em>Jewelry Spacer</em>, ca. 1185-653 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/16 x 1/4 x 1 15/16 in. (2.7 x 0.7 x 5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 49.30. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 49.30_view2_NegB_bw.jpg)

Jewelry Spacer

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1185-653 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/16 x 1/4 x 1 15/16 in. (2.7 x 0.7 x 5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 49.30

Image: 49.30_view2_NegB_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oblong, blue faience openwork double plaque – a spacer bead(?). Top and base pieces ten times; sides solid and plain. Obverse, in center Isis seated on low throne embracing Horus who stands nude before her. Before her, Sakhmet and Re-Harakhte grasping bound and nude captive by his hair. Behind Isis, Nephthys and a hawk-headed god with double plume headdress. Reverse, Re-Harakhte (?) seated on throne. Before him, Sakhmet standing and hawk-headed deity grasping a bound and nude prisoner by the hair. Behind, animal-headed female deity and Horus wearing double crown. Interior of plaque unglazed. Condition: Intact.

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