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A good Egyptian faience amulet of Duamutef, Late Period ca 664 - 332 BC
Reference No: EA903
A good Egyptian faience amulet of Duamutef, Late Period ca 664 - 332 BC
Price : $ 1,000
EUR 934.40 GBP 808.50 AUD 1,541.60
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Large faience amulet of the jackal-headed god Duamutef, one of the four Sons of Horus. The face, wig and collar are finely detailed, the god is depicted as mummiform up to the shoulders and facing to the right. There are two perforations in the amulet, which would probably have been placed or sewn among the bandages of the deceased, ensuring protection of the body.

Dimensions
:  Height:  9.5 cm ( 3 3/4 inches)

Condition:  Rejoined in the middle, as can be seen on the back, otherwise in very good condition overall.

Provenance: Private Texas collection, acquired from the trade in the early 1970's.