Vulture Pectoral

New Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118

This Vulture pectoral, probably depicting the goddess Nekhbet, was a traditional funerary emblem. It probably comes from the same burial as a falcon-head broad collar with falcon-head terminals (26.8.102)

Vulture Pectoral, Gold sheet

Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded.

Open Access

As part of the Met's Open Access policy, you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes.


Public domain data for this object can also be accessed using the Met's Open Access API.