Egyptian Faience Amulet of Khnum or Amun-Ra

Item Description

C. 713-332 BC – Late Period

A brown coloured faience amulet of the Egyptian ram-headed deity Khnum or Amun-Ra. A person would have worn this amulet as well as been placed on a mummy, in order to invoke the protection and powers of the deity Khnum ,for the benefit of its owner.

In excellent condition with fine detail.

Provenance: Ex North London Gentleman Collection

Ref: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession Number: 26.7.891.

Size: 45mm height



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