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Hawk (The God Horus)

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Hawk (the god Horus)

Egyptian Canopic Jar featuring Bastet - Bast - and Egyptian Art from 13 Moons!

Egyptian Canopic Jar featuring Bastet - Bast - and Egyptian Art from 13 Moons! Cats all over the world still conduct themselves as if they were still deities.

ca. 2,500 BCE. Some of the earliest silver objects unearthed in Egypt are this rare pair of silver bracelets. inlaid with semi-precious stones in the form of a dragonfly. From the tomb of Queen Hetepheres I. 4th Dynasty. reign of Snefru to early reign of Khufu (ca. 2575–2550 B.C.E.). Silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli, and carnelian.

Pair of silver bracelets, inlaid with semi-precious stones in the form of a dragonfly. From the tomb of Queen Hetepheres I. reign of Snefru to early reign of Khufu (ca. Silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli, and carnelian.

Cylindrical pendant  	  				  			Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1783 B.C.

Cylindrical pendant in gold with lapis-lazuli Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, B. Pendentif égyptien -lapis-lazuli, or. Fantastique-ce bijou a presque 4000 ans!

The bead-net dress and broad collar as reconstructed by Millicent Jick. The objects are preserved at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston as Cat. No. 27-1548.1- 2. Image courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  For more information, please click here.

Quantum Leaps #4-5: Bead Netting* and Contouring

Egyptian - Reassembled beadnet dress, BC Egypt, MFA Boston This was found in a tomb with the scant remains of its owner, an unknown woman. The threads keeping it together had turned to dust long ago but the beads were still in their original arrangement.

Ewer  Gold, H. 31.5 cm  Nuri, Pyramid 8 (Tomb of Aspelta), 600–580 BC (Napatan Period). Nubia

Gold ewer (vase) H. cm Nuri, Pyramid 8 (Tomb of Aspelta), BC, dynasty, Ethiopian Kushite rule (Napatan Period).

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Magic knife (peseshkef) inscribed for King Khufu. Old Kingdom, Dynasty, reign of Khufu ( Cheops), BCE.

Alabastron of Queen Neferukakashta - Nubian Period Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy) | 743–712 B.C.

Tall Perfume vessel of carved Alabaster of Queen Neferukakashta. excavated 1921 - Nubian Period Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy)

Model of a procession of offering bearers (“The Bersha Procession”), Egypt, c. 2010-1961 BC; Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Model of a procession of offering bearers (“The Bersha Procession”), Egypt, c. Museum of Fine Arts Boston

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