Heart Scarab of Hatnefer

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 23 February 2017
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A serpentinite and gold heart scarab pendant. Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose, Mummy of Hatnefer. Thebes. Egypt, 18th Dynasty, c. 1492-1473 BCE. The text inscribed on the back of the scarab calls for Hatnefer's heart not to bear witness against her during her judgement in the afterlife. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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