Inlay Depicting "Horus of Gold"

Late Period–Ptolemaic Period

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 134

This inlay is a composite hieroglyph, termed the Horus of Gold: the falcon god Horus sits on top of the sign for gold, a collar with ties. This sign appears before one of the royal names, called the "Horus of Gold name."

Inlay Depicting "Horus of Gold", Faience

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