Fragment of Amulet (?) of Tuamutef [or Anubis]

Fragment of Amulet (?) of Tuamutef [or Anubis]

Made By: Egyptian

Date: no date
Medium: glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 x 9/16 in. (2.5 x 1.5 cm)
Classification: ANCIENT
Credit Line: Anonymous gift
Object number: 93.1.12.I
Descriptionpressed into a mold. Tuamutef - Mummiform figure with the head of a jackal (or dog?). One of the four sons of Horus. Protected the stomach of the dead, which was embalmed in the third canopic jar.-Alan W. Shorter,"The Egyptian Gods", p.143. Anubis - Man with the head of a jackal.
Inscribed: no inscription
Terms
  • religious object
  • Anubis
  • Tuamutef
  • God
  • jackal
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