Amulet of Re-Horakhty

A work made of faience.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Late Period–Ptolemaic Period (664–30 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Re-Horakhty was a combination of the solar gods Re and Horus of the Horizon, both of whom promised eternal life after death by equating a person’s rebirth with the rising of the sun each dawn.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of Re-Horakhty

Origin

Egypt

Date

700 BC–1 BC

Medium

Faience

Dimensions

7.8 × 1.8 × 2.3 cm (3 1/8 × 3/4 × 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.1946

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