Amulet of a ba-bird



Accession Number
EA61893
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 24.9mm | Width: 8mm | Depth: 16.7mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A green glazed composition amulet in the form of a ba-bird with a pierced suspension ring at the back. 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. 14]

Last modified: 19 Nov 2022

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