|EGYPTIAN GOLD FOIL AMULETS OF THE FOUR SONS OF HORUS
Guardians of the organs of the dead: human-headed Imsety (guardian of the liver), dog-headed Hapi (guardian of the lungs), jackal-headed Duamutef (guardian of the stomach) and hawk-headed Qebsnuf (guardian of the intestines).
Late Period, ca. 715-30 BC
H. (average) 1 5/8 in. (4 cm.)
Ex Monnier Collection, Paris; K.K. collection, Redford, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in June 1996.
On loan to Ball State Univ. Art Museum; George Mason Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum, 1997-2015.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, vol. IX (1997), no. 220.