A fine light blue green glazed faience ancient Egyptian Amulet of Isis, Nebhat and Horus

A fine light blue green glazed faience ancient Egyptian Amulet of Isis, Nebhat and Horus
XXVI Dynasty Late period 7-6th centuries BC
Size : 3.5 cm high x 2.5 cm wide
1½ ins high x 1 ins wide
This amulet represents the goddesses Isis, Nebhat and Horus as protectresses. It would have been worn in the centre of the chest or stomach together with a line of 'Zad' amulets.
In ancient Egypt amulets were put upon the dead to magically benefit them in a future existence. Amulets are worn all over the world by many different peoples and have the symbolic purpose, through sympathetic magic, of conferring qualities, of protection from danger, or both.

A fine light blue green glazed faience ancient Egyptian Amulet of Isis, Nebhat and Horus

Main image

SOLD

ENQUIRIES

+44 (0) 207 689 7500

+44 (0)7836 684133
+44 (0)7768 236921

enquiries@finch-and-co.co.uk

ENQUIRIES

+44 (0) 207 689 7500

+44 (0)7836 684133
+44 (0)7768 236921

enquiries@finch-and-co.co.uk