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Egyptian - Pectoral with Solar Boat - Walters 42378 - Back

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This steatite plaque was used as a small pectoral. The front is carved in relief depicting the solar boat with two standing baboons in worshipping gesture flanking the winged scarab as well as the moon crescent and disk combination. Incised on the back is a scene in which the god Re-Harakhte is seated as falcon-headed deity and as a solar falcon on the left and including the center; opposite of them is Atum, the creator god.

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Walters Art Museum
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