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  • Amulet of Pataikos on Crocodiles · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    who used this term to describe a Phoenician protective dwarf like image The Egyptian Pataikos is a special manifestation of the creator god Ptah and the dwarf like appearance symbolizes his magical power This amulet displays a very special variant of Pataikos representations which links this god to images of the juvenile god Horus standing on crocodiles Here Pataikos also stands on two antithetically arranged crocodiles He has snakes in his hands and a scarab on top of his head On each of his shoulders was once a falcon both of which are now broken off The goddesses Isis and Nephthys are standing at his sides and at his back another representation of Isis protects the Pataikos figure with her wings In this special arrangement the magical power of Pataikos is linked to the Horus myth Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 23 1959 Treatment cleaned 3 24 1997 Examination examined for condition 4 30 2003 Treatment cleaned 10 01 2006 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Faience The Colors of the Heavens The Walters Art Museum Baltimore The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2003 2004 Daily Magic in Ancient Egypt The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2006 2007 Provenance Dikran Kelekian Paris and New York

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/1655/amulet-of-pataikos-on-crocodiles/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet of Taweret · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    protective goddess especially for pregnant women childbirth and newborn children Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 08 1974 Treatment cleaned 9 17 1998 Examination survey Provenance Dikran Kelekian New York and Paris date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1925 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1925 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25367/amulet-of-taweret/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet with the Names of Amenophis III (1388-1351/1350 BC) and Queen Tiye · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    sunk relief inscriptions on both the front and back of the piece The front has the throne name of Amenophis III 1388 1351 1350 BC The reverse lists the name and royal title of the Queen Tiye The workmanship on the piece is good and it is simply made The plaque functioned as a individualized amulet and was originally mounted probably as part of a finger ring The amulet should secure the special role of Queen Tiye and assure the royal patronage of king and queen for its owner In addition it is likely that this royal couple were considered to be successful mediators to the gods especially to Amun Re There are many examples of plaques and scarabs with the names Amenophis III and his wife Tiye found in and outside of Egypt The possibility of reading the throne name as an Amun s trigram increases the magical value of the amulet Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Translation On front throne name of King Amenhotep III without cartouche Neb Maat Re Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/1920/amulet-with-the-names-of-amenophis-iii-1388-1351-1350-bc-and-queen-tiye/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet- Pendant, Nephthys · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    standing She wears a small crown surmounted by the hieroglyph for her name There is a loop behind the crown and the legs are broken off Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/4340/amulet--pendant-nephthys/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet-Pendant, of Nephthys · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    today came from tombs where they adorned mummies Amulets provided magical protection for the wearer in both life and death The consistent color and workmanship of the 13 light blue faience figures of gods owned by the Walters this one and Walters 48 1676 48 1677 48 1679 48 1680 48 1684 48 1701 48 1704 48 1705 48 1708 48 1709 48 1710 and 48 1711 suggest that they came from the same workshop Represented here is the goddess Nephthys Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 23 1959 Treatment cleaned 10 07 1974 Treatment cleaned 11 01 1978 Treatment cleaned other 9 03 1998 Examination examined for condition 4 12 2006 Treatment cleaned coated Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum Frist Center for the Visual Arts Nashville The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Sarasota The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2006 2009 Bedazzled 5 000 Years of Jewelry El Paso Museum of Art El Paso 2010 Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore date and mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters Download Image Add to Collection

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/17416/amulet-pendant-of-nephthys/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet-pendant, of Taweret · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    lion paws and a crocodile tail She was one of the most popular protective deities of ancient Egypt being responsible for pregnant women and small children Conservation Date Description Narrative 4 20 1977 Treatment cleaned Provenance Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1930 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/11051/amulet-pendant-of-taweret/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet-pendant, of Taweret · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    One was represented as a pregnant hippopotamus with lion paws and a crocodile back and tail She was one of the most popular protective deities of ancient Egypt being responsible for pregnant women and small children The goddess is represented in her standard form She is standing upright with her left foot forward She has a hippopotamus body and head a crocodile back and tail lion paws and female arms and breasts Her mouth is open to show her dangerous teeth The amulet has a small base and a loop on the back Conservation Date Description Narrative 7 23 1959 Treatment cleaned 10 07 1974 Treatment cleaned 4 30 2003 Treatment cleaned 10 10 2006 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Faience The Colors of the Heavens The Walters Art Museum Baltimore The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2003 2004 Daily Magic in Ancient Egypt The Walters Art Museum Baltimore 2006 2007 Provenance Lambros or Dattari date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 mode of acquisition unknown Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters 1930 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/33216/amulet-pendant-of-taweret-2/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Amulet-pendant, Squatting Figure of Falcon Headed God. · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    the king Horus with falcon head in tight skirt seated with hands drawn up on knees A pierced loop projects from mid back Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 08 1974 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Khawam Brothers Cairo date and mode of acquisition unknown Henry Walters Baltimore 1930 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/32195/amulet-pendant-squatting-figure-of-falcon-headed-god/ (2016-02-18)
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