lunes, 24 de agosto de 2015

Amulet of Nehebkau

Amulet of Nehebkau

Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21–24
1070–754 B.C.

 This amulet of highly polsihed green faience represents the snake god Nehebkau, a chthonic god who later became associated with the afterlife. He is shown as a rearing serpent with human arms. There is a suspension ring on the back of the head.


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