Amulet of Neith



Accession Number
EA60069
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Period
Late Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Lapis lazuli)
Measurements
Height: 32mm | Width: 7mm | Depth: 8mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian
Divine Name
Neith

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Description

A lapis lazuli amuletic figure of Neith, which is pierced through the back-pillar. It dates to the Late Period. On long-term loan since 2005 from the British Museum.

Bibliography

Andrews, Carol 1994. Amulets of ancient Egypt. London: The British Museum Press. [p. 24] Goodridge, Wendy R. & Stuart J. Williams 2005. Offerings from The British Museum. Swansea: The Egypt Centre. [p. 4]

Last modified: 05 Feb 2023

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