BRONZE FIGURE OF NEFERTUM AMULETPrint
BRONZE FIGURE OF NEFERTUM AMULET
Solid cast statuette of Nefertum, god of beauty and healing, son of Ptah and Sechmet, standing on rectangular base with his arms alongside, wearing short plaited skirt, crown of large lotus flower on his head, loop at back
Ex Harmer Rooks, USA 1989
H. 8 cm. Brown and red patina
Late Period -Ptolemaic Period, 6th – 3rd cent. BC
Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London 1994, p,18, fig. 12var.