An Egyptian faience amulet of a deity, Late Period, c. 600-30 B.C.

An Egyptian faience amulet of a deity, Late Period, c. 600-30 B.C.

Code: 1353

£50.00
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Description: A green blue faience amulet of degenerate type showing a standing deity, probably Taueret, the pregnant hippopotamus goddess of childbirth. Suspension loop on the top of the head. Complete and in good condition, but the modelling rather cursory as is typical of this type of amulet.

Size: 26 mm/1 in. high

Culture: Egyptian

Date: Late Period, after 600 B.C. 

Mounted on a clear acrylic block.