Faience plaque



Accession Number
BM18065
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Tell el-Yahudiya
Measurements
Length: 41.2mm | Width: 32mm | Depth: 8.6mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

This blue/green glazed composition amuletic plaque includes relief decoration in the form of a djed-pillar, a was-sceptre and an ankh upon a neb-basket, and is from Tell el-Yahudiya. It is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1873 from the Rev. Greville John Chester.

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. 6]