An Egyptian faience amulet of Ptaichos, Late Period, c. 730-332 B.C.

An Egyptian faience amulet of Ptaichos, Late Period, c. 730-332 B.C.

Code: 2079

£195.00
 
Description: A good-sized turquoise blue faience amulet of Ptaichos, shown as a naked pot-bellied bandy-legged dwarf. The amulet has a loop at the back of the neck for suspension. Broken below the knees and the base lost, a shallow chip to the back of the head, a small chip on the upper lip and on the lower part of the belly and some patchy surface wear, but a well-modelled figure.

Size: 40 mm/1.6 ins. high

Culture: Egyptian

Date: Late Period, c. 730-332 B.C.

Provenance: From the estate of a deceased Essex collector.