A finely-carved carnelian amulet from Ancient Egypt, designed in the form of a poppy head. Features a piercing at the top for suspension.
Poppy amulets are generally associated with resurrection, although their precise meaning remains unknown.
Length: 1.4 cm
Provenance: From a UK collection, 1920's-1940's.
- Ancient Egyptian
- Poppy Amulet
- Century/ Timeframe
- New Kingdom Circa 1350 BC
- Good Condition, See Photo