Egyptian Faience Amulet of Ptah
C. 1070-713 BC – Third Intermediate Period
A nice deep blue glazed amulet of dwarf god Ptah or Pataikos, wearing a detailed broad collar. Ptah is a deity worshipped as a creator god and patron of craftsmen.
Although it is a fragment it has strong colour and good detail with some earthy surface deposits.
Provenance; Ex Foxwell Collection from 1920’s-40’s.
Size: 24mm height