Ancient Egyptian Carnelian Poppy Amulet

Description
Ancient Egyptian Carnelian Poppy Amulet
New Kingdom Circa 1350 BC

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.

Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Carnelian
Object
Poppy Amulet
Century/ Timeframe
New Kingdom Circa 1350 BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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