Amulet of Serqet



Accession Number
BM11382
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Period
Late Period
Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Material
Stone/minerals (Lapis lazuli)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 35.3mm | Width: 6.7mm | Depth: 9.3mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Serqet

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Description

This lapis lazuli amulet is in the form of Serqet, and dates to the Twenty-Sixth Dynasty. It is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1866 from Louis Charles Pierre Casimir de Blacas d'Aulps.

Bibliography

Andrews, Carol 1994. Amulets of ancient Egypt. London: The British Museum Press. Goodridge, Wendy R. & Stuart J. Williams 2005. Offerings from The British Museum. Swansea: The Egypt Centre. [p. 4]