Solid-cast fragmentary Menat-counterweight of an aegis in copper alloy; made of a vertical tapering plate of metal, slightly bent; edges flanked by opposed uraei, the one to the right wearing the white crown while the one to the left wears the red crown; pair of small vertical rings in upper part; lower edge broken off; smooth surface; loops incrusted by corrosion.
- Production date
Height: 7.30 centimetres
Width: 5.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- For a complete parallel of an aegis with similar counterweight, see BM 1887,0101.1055 from Tell Dafana (Petrie 1888, 80 § 80, pl. XXXIX, 4).
Petrie, W.M. F. 1888. Tanis 2: Nebesheh (Am) and Defenneh (Tahpanhes), London.
- Not on display
- Fair, but incomplete
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 86.339 (Accession Number)
Miscellaneous number: M.1135 (Metalworks ledger number)