sábado, 25 de junio de 2016

Amulet of min, the god of fertility

Amulet of min, the god of fertility
Crude moulded faience amulet showing the god Min with mummiform body, double plumed head-dress, and arm raised to support a flagellum. In place of the erect phallus, principal attribute of this god of potency, the figure has the left hand held to the waist.
Present location NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND [30/002] DUBLIN
Inventory number 1922:34
Dating LATE PERIOD
Archaeological Site UNKNOWN
Category AMULET
Material FAIENCE
Technique PRESSED IN A FORM/MODEL
Height 2.3 cm
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