BRONZE ISIS AMULET

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BRONZE ISIS AMULET

Goddess Isis, wife of Osiris, protrectess of the dead, standing with arms alongside her body on rectangular base, wearing tight-fitting dress and hieroglyphic throne-emblem on her head.

Ex priv. coll. J.P.B, London, acq. from UK art market 1990s
H. 3,6 cm. Red brown and green patina. Mounted

Late Period, after 600 BC

Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London 1994, p. 48

 1.750

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