- Museum number
Red jasper 'thet'-girdle amulet: to grant the goddess's protection, with a ribbed tube for suspension at the top. This amulet is incised with the name of a man called Nefer.
- Production date
- 1250BC-1100BC (circa)
Height: 6.49 centimetres
Weight: 17 grammes
Width: 2.58 centimetres
Depth: 0.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
'Egyptian Treasures' [exhibition catalogue] (Shanghai, 1999), 140-141 No 41;
J.H. Taylor and N.C. Strudwick, Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Treasures from The British Museum, Santa Ana and London 2005, pp. 104-5, pl. on p. 105; N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, pp. 280-1.
J.H. Taylor & D. Antoine, Ancient lives, new discoveries, London 2014, p. 88.
D. Antoine and M. Vandenbeusch, Egyptian mummies. Exploring ancient lives, Sydney 2016, p. 74.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2002, St Albans, Life and Death
2003 2 Apr-29 Jun, Leeds, Henry Moore Institute, Magic
2005-2008, California, The Bowers Museum, Death and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
2014-15 22 May to 19 April, London, British Museum, 'Ancient Lives, New Discoveries'
2016-2017 10 Oct-30 Apr, Sydney, Powerhouse Museum, Ancient Lives
2017 16 Jun-18 Oct, Hong Kong Science Museum, Ancient Lives
2017-2018 14 Nov-20 Feb, Taiwan, National Palace Museum, Ancient Lives
2018 16 Mar-22 Jul, Brisbane, Queensland Museum of Art, Ancient Lives
2019-2020 14 Sept- 28 Jun, Montreal, Museum of Fine Arts, Ancient Lives EXTENDED DUE TO COVID19
2020-2021, 19 Sept - 21 Mar, Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, Ancient Lives
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number