Egyptian Faience Amulet Of Anubis

Item Description

C. 332-30 BC – Ptolemaic Period

A green and brown faience amulet of Anubis, the god of the dead and the process of embalming and associated with the afterlife. These funerary amulets were made in the form of gods and used to protect the mummies. Anubis stands on an oblong base with her arms by his side and left leg advanced and displays his characteristic jackal-form head, with pointed ears and snout.

Small chip to back otherwise in good condition and typical style for period.

Provenance: Ex Coincraft. Ex M. O. Collection.

Size: 32mm height



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