Pottery mould



Accession Number
AB54
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Drawers beneath stelae, Drawer 2 (Handling tray 2)
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Mould, Amulet mould
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Ruler
Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten
Material
Pottery
Measurements
Length: 3cm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A pottery mould of a plant motif labelled 'time of Akhenaten'. Such moulds were used for manufacturing faience amulets and may have been found on New Kingdom sites such as Qantir and Amarna. It was a gift from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.