Selection of Three Egyptian Faience Amulets
C. 713–332 BC – Late Period
A selection of three faience amulets consisting of Ptah, Seno the Lion and Thoth as baboon.
Dwarf god Ptah or Pataikos, is a deity worshipped as a creator god and patron of craftsmen.
Thoth the baboon, a moon deity and god of wisdom, inventor of writing and scribe of the gods.
Seno the Lion (Couchant). Meaning: To guard or defend.
Minor nick to Seno the lion otherwise good colour and in good condition.
Ref: Amulets by W. M. Flinders Petrie. Similar examples to Plate XXXVIII.
Provenance: H. N. Collection, Milton Keynes, collected in the 1980’s-90’s.
Size: 10mm to 11mm height
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