Dog amulet



Accession Number
BM61603
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 25.8mm | Length: 23.6mm | Width: 9.9mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Dog

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Description

A discoloured glazed composition figure of a dog dating to the Roman Period. It is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1834 from Joseph Sams.

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. 12]

Last modified: 23 Oct 2020

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