5 December 2012
AN EGYPTIAN "BLUE" AMULET OF ISIS FROM A PECTORAL
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXII, 1069-664 B.C.
Depicted nude, kneeling in profile to the right, crowned with cow horns framing a solar disk, with five perforations for attachment of separately-made and now-missing wings
2¾ in. (7 cm.) high
Art Market, U.S. or Europe, circa 1969-early 1970s.
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For a complete example see no. 159, p. 247 in Friedman, ed., Gifts of the Nile, Ancient Egyptian Faience.
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