Ancient Egyptian Faience amulet - (2)

Description
Ancient Egyptian Faience amulet - (2)
XXII dynasty ca. 1000 BC - Egypt

In this lot two ancient Egyptian amulets:

I.

The figure of Thoureris, the benevolent protectress of fertility and childbirth. Depicted with the head of a hippopotamus, standing upright, the tail of a crocodile and the claws of a lion. Mounted on a wooden base with title ‘The goddess Thoueris’.

Height: 38 mm
Width: 10 mm
Depth: 14 mm
(Ex base)

II.

The figure of the Hawks, wearing plumes, Sacred to Horus. Mounted on a wooden base with title ‘Hawks, wearing plumes, Sacred to Horus.

Height: 25 mm
Width: 8 mm
Depth: 15 mm
(Ex base)

XXIInd Dynasty. About B.C. 1000.

The amulets are in fine condition, both mounted on a wooden 1920s collectors base with inked title.

Both amulets came from a Dutch private estate, bought at Mieke Zilverberg, Amsterdam.



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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Faience
Number of objects
2
Object
amulet
Century/ Timeframe
XXII dynasty ca. 1000 BC
Origin
Egypt
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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