Thin gold plaque with embossed ba-bird holding a ḥs vase in one hand.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 5.9 centimetres (max)
- Width: 3 centimetres (max)
Published: Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt (1994): p.68
On display: G62/dc23
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
Group of Objects
Gold pendant in form of 'ba'-bird: representing the personality and characteristics of the deceased. Its back is inlaid with lapis lazuli and turquoise. The body is rounded on the underside and there are two suspension loops. Thin gold plaque with embossed ba-bird holding a ?s vase in one hand.
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Object reference number: YCA29342
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