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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
Egyptian
Title
Magic Wand
Work Type
Amulet
Date
1980-1760 BC
Location
Creation Site: Egypt
Material
Glazed steatite
Period
Middle Kingdom
Measurements
1 3/4 x 7/16 x 1/4 in. (4.4 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm)
Description
This tiny apotropaic wand is incised with protective deities, including Taweret, a fearsome combination of a pregnant hippopotamus and a crocodile who defended women and children.
Repository
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University
Accession Number
2006.032.004
Subject
Amulet
Source
Funded by John A. Manget by exchange
Photographer: Bruce White
Exhibition History
From Pharaohs to Emperors: New Egyptian and Classical Antiquities at Emory, Michael C. Carlos Museum, January 14 - April 2, 2006
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, 2006 - January 2011
Monsters, Demons & Winged Beasts: Composite Creatures in the Ancient World, Michael C. Carlos Museum, February 5 - June 19, 2011
MCCM Permanent Collection Reinstallation, June 20, 2011 - Present
On View
Yes
Rights
© Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University. Photo by Bruce M. White, 2008.
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File Properties
File Name
16758620.fpx
SSID
16758620

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