Amulet, miniature plaque with cartouche of Ramesses V - ROM2018_16141_47


Amulet, miniature plaque with cartouche of Ramesses V

Medium:Glazed composition (faience)
Geography: Undetermined site, Egypt
Date: c. 1147-1143 BC
Period: Reign of Ramesses V, 20th Dynasty, New Kingdom
1.5 × 0.5 × 2.5 cm
Object number: 948.34.196
Credit Line: Gift of Sir Robert Mond
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionMiniature plaque in outline of a cartouche made of dark blue faience, of a type common in Ramesside Period foundation deposits. The back and sides are flat. The back surface is pitted. There is a moulded border with striations connecting the oval with the straight end of the cartouche, which forms the base of the plaque.  The incised hieroglyphs which form the prenomen of Ramesses V: Wsr-m3`t-R` sḫpr.n-R` (Strong is the truth of Ra, the one whom Ra has created)
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