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Egyptian faience Duamutef plaque

E67

£100.00

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A dark blue glazed faience plaque moulded in the form of the standing jackal-headed deity Duamutef. This plaque is from a series of four pieces representing the Four Sons of Horus which would have been sewn into the bandages of a mummy across the chest area.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
4.1 x 1.1 cms

Condition
Intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Sweden; acquired between 1940-1960.

Mounted on a small black painted display block.

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