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It is a part of a beaded net, depicting a winged scarab (a provenance of scarab is not established) and three figures of the Four Sons of Horus: Qebehsenuef (falcon), Imseti (human), Hapy (baboon) and Duamutef (jackal) - due to the fragmentary and worn nature of the amulets it is difficult to identify the gods. It is believed to date from the Third Intermediate Period (c.1070- 700 BC) 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Stan Florek
 
Summary:
E032103-001 - 13/12/1928, beadwork, , , , Egypt, Africa, North
Item Name:
beadwork
Label:
This faience ornament is believed to date from the Third Intermediate Period (c.1070- 700 BC). It is a part of a beaded net, depicting a winged scarab (a provenance of scarab is not established) and three figures of the Four Sons of Horus: Qebehsenuef (falcon), Imseti (human), Hapy (baboon) and Duamutef (jackal) - due to the fragmentary and worn nature of the amulets it is difficult to identify the gods. The ornament is strung together into a rectangular webbed shape. Its lustrous turquoise colour is typical of faience, widely used in Ancient Egypt. Beaded nets containing amulets were often placed over mummies.
Keywords:
funerary
burial
ceramic
Country:
Egypt
Collection Area:
Africa, North
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
13/12/1928
Registration Number:
E032103-001
Associated Stories:
Ancient Egyptian Archaeology Collection
Egyptian Faience - An extraordinary material.
Symbolism of faience in ancient Egypt.
Faience in Egyptian Culture
Egyptian Mummification
Images
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It is a part of a beaded net, depicting a winged scarab (a provenance of scarab is not established) and three figures of the Four Sons of Horus: Qebehsenuef (falcon), Imseti (human), Hapy (baboon) and Duamutef (jackal) - due to the fragmentary and worn nature of the amulets it is difficult to identify the gods. It is believed to date from the Third Intermediate Period (c.1070- 700 BC) 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Stan Florek
2:
It is a part of a beaded net, believed to date from the Third Intermediate Period (c.1070- 700 BC), Egypt. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: Stan Florek
3:
E032096 Beaded Net - Front, XVIII Dynasty, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Beaded Frontlet from Mummy with two figures (Horus and Anubis) and winged scarab. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
4:
E032096 Beaded Net - Detail, XVIII Dynasty, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Beaded Frontlet from Mummy with detail showing two figures (Horus and Anubis) and winged scarab. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept
5:
E032096 Beaded Net - Detail, XVIII Dynasty, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. Beaded Frontlet from Mummy with detail showing faience beads. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Materials Conservation Dept