Egyptian Faience Recumbent Lion Amulet

Item Description

C. 713–332 BC – Late Period

A blue glazed faience amulet of a recumbent lion (Seno), with front paws outstretched forward, on integral rectangular base with a suspension loop on its back.

Seno the Lion (Couchant). Meaning: To guard or defend.

Minor chip to base edge otherwise good strong colour, with some light earthy surface deposits and crude detail.

Ref: Amulets by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Similar examples to Plate XXXVIII.

Provenance: Ex P. M. Collection. Ex Contstable Collection 1990’s.

Size: 22mm length



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