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back ornament
E015754-002 Back Ornament - Front, Serabit el-Khadim, Janub Sina, Sinai Peninsula, Ancient Civilisations, Egypt, North Africa. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Conway
 
Summary:
E015754-002 - 31/10/1905, back ornament, Serabit el-Khadim, Janub Sina, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, Africa, North
Item Name:
back ornament
Label:
One of three pieces of a terracotta ornament (possibly a Menat which was hung from the neck down the centre of the back) with the (painted?) names of Thutmoses III and Hatshepsut. From the Temple of Serabit el-Khadim, Janub Sina, Sinai Peninsula, lower Egypt. Attributed to the 18th or 20th dynasties. Acquired in 1905 via the Egypt Exploration Fund. Size: approximately 5.5 x 4 cm.
Keywords:
archaeology
part
hierarchy
art
communication
Place:
Serabit el-Khadim
Region:
Janub Sina
Province/State:
Sinai Peninsula
Country:
Egypt
Collection Area:
Africa, North
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
31/10/1905
Registration Number:
E015754-002
Associated Stories:
Ancient Egyptian Archaeology Collection
Egyptology at the Australian Museum