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AN EGYPTIAN ELECTRUM BABOON AMULET
AN EGYPTIAN ELECTRUM BABOON AMULET

NEW KINGDOM TO THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XVIII-XXIV, 1550-712 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN ELECTRUM BABOON AMULET
NEW KINGDOM TO THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XVIII-XXIV, 1550-712 B.C.
Seated on its haunches on an integral plinth, the forepaws resting on the knees, the tail drawn around the body to its right, the fur rendered by stippling, crowned with a solar-disk framed by cow horns, a suspension loop on the reverse
1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.) high
Provenance
American Private Collection, 1978.

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For a similar example in silver see no. 24c, p. 27 in Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt.

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