C. 1782-1650 BC - Dynasty XIII - Second Intermediate Period
A small blue glazed amulet in the form of a locust with hieroglyphs to the base of a scarab beetle with sun disc (Khepri).
The sun disc is one of the hieroglyphs that refers to the god Ra.
the text reading: Neb Kheper Re
the Pharaoh is named Neb-Kheper-Ra, (meaning King-Manifested-Ra), (King-transformed-(as)-Ra) and could be a kind of rebus that holds a religious meaning used as an emblemata on this superb little object.
Vibrant blue glaze and nice detail. A rare subject amulet not often seen.
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. Purchased by the current owner in the UK from Ex A H collection 1980'S-1990'S
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- Superb Small Ancient Egyptian
- Locust Amulet With Hieroglyphs Neb Kheper Re 12mm long. RARE
- Century/ Timeframe
- C. 1782-1650 BC - Second Intermediate Period
- Good Condition, See Photo