miércoles, 25 de marzo de 2015

Taweret amulet with double head

Taweret amulet with double head, New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18–Dynasty 19, ca. 1390–1213 b.c.
Egyptian; from Egypt
Blue faience

H. 13/16 in. (2 cm), W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm), D. 3/16 in. (0.4 cm)
Fletcher Fund, 1926 and Gift of Lily S. Place, 1921 (21.6.73)

Double-headed amulets of the domestic goddess Taweret are rare forms and date to Dynasty 18. Amarna is among the known findspots for these, although the exact provenance of this particular example is unknown



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