26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN GREEN FAIENCE AMULET OF A HARE
DYNASTY XXVI/EARLY PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 600-300 B.C.
The recumbent hare with long ears and leonine facial features, on integral base, pierced for suspension below ears
2 in. (5.2 cm.) long
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Animals, 1996, III, no. 101.
Hares represented the female desire to produce a large number of offspring with the greatest of ease and least pain.
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