Ancient Egyptian Hematite Headrest Amulet - 27mm wide. SUPER QUALITY

Description
Ancient Egyptian Hematite Headrest Amulet - 27mm wide. SUPER QUALITY
C. 713-332 BC - Late Period

C. 713-332 BC - Late Period

A polished stone hematite headrest amulet.

Headrest amulets were exclusively used as funerary amulets. In addition to their protective function, further meaning derived from the formal resemblance between the round head on the curved headrest and the sun rising between two hills, a powerful symbol of resurrection and rebirth for the ancient Egyptians.

Ref; Amulets of Ancient Egypt by Carol Andrews, page 94

In excellent condition with superb polished surfaces.

Size: 27mm wide

Provenance;
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. Purchased by the current owner in the UK from the A H collection from the 80's and 90's.

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Hematite
Object
Headrest Amulet - 27mm wide. SUPER QUALITY
Century/ Timeframe
C. 713-332 BC - Late Period
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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