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Amulet of a Menat Counterpoise with Lion-headed Goddess

A work made of faience.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Third Intermediate Period–Late Period, Dynasties 25–26 (about 747–525 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Menat Counterpoise with Lion-headed Goddess

Origin

Egypt

Date

747 BCE–525 BCE

Medium

Faience

Dimensions

2.7 × 1.3 × 0.3 cm (1 1/16 × 1/2 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

X37

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