A high quality blue glazed faience Egyptian amulet representing a bunch of grapes featuring two loops for suspension, with back unworked.
Wine played an important role in ancient Egyptian ceremonial life. A thriving royal winemaking industry was established in the Nile Delta following the introduction of grape cultivation from the Levant to Egypt around the 3rd millennium B.C.
Measurements: 1.5cm length
Provenance: ex. UK Collection 1920s - 1940s
- Ancient Egyptian
- Blue Grape Amulet
- Century/ Timeframe
- New Kingdom, circa 1550 - 1077 BC
- Good Condition, See Photo