Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Genet Amulet

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26–29
Date:
664–380 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
h. 1.4 cm (9/16 in); l. 2.2 cm (7/8 in); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.859
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Formerly Theodore M. Davis Collection. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned, 1930.

Phillips, Dorothy W. 1942. Ancient Egyptian Animals, Picture Books (Metropolitan Museum of Art), New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1, top.

Related Objects

Figure of a Cynocephalus Ape

Date: 664–380 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 26.7.874 On view in:Gallery 127

Mummy of Nesmin with plant wreath, mummy mask and other cartonnage elements

Date: 200–30 B.C. Medium: Human remains, linen, mummification material, faience? (amulets), painted and gilded cartonnage, plant remains Accession: 86.1.51 On view in:Gallery 133

Statuette of Isis and Horus

Date: 332–30 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 55.121.5 On view in:Gallery 134

Striding Thoth

Date: 332–30 B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 26.7.860 On view in:Gallery 134

Inlay Depicting "Horus of Gold"

Date: 4th century B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 26.7.996 On view in:Gallery 134