A Superb Egyptian Amethyst Amulet Of A Frog (Rana)
C. 2040-1782 BC – Middle Kingdom Period
A rare example of a carved light amethyst frog amulet Rana; goddess of birth and symbol of fertility.
A well carved and defined amulet with some light earthy surface deposits. Although quite small it is nicely carved with good detail and in excellent condition.
Ref: Amulets by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Similar examples to Plate II.
Ex Ede Collection