BRONZE FIGURE OF NEFERTUM AMULET

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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.

 3.250

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