GREY-GREEN FAIENCE THEBAN TRIAD

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GREY-GREEN FAIENCE THEBAN TRIAD

Large amulet in high relief of the goddesses Isis and her sister Nephtys with naked figure of child Harpocrates inbetween them, standing ‘en face’ holding hands; quadruple ringed loop on top, flat back. Sculptural design.

Ex priv. coll., Netherlands.
Dim. 6 x 3,3 cm. Intact. Large for its size.

Late Period- Ptolemaic Period, 6th-4th cent. BC

Cf. Petrie , Amulets, repr. 1975, no. 152a, pl. XXVII

 2.250