Ear amulet



Accession Number
EA41074
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor, Deir el-Bahri
Measurements
Height: 19mm | Width: 11mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

This glazed composition amulet is in the shape of an ear. On long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1904 from the Egypt Exploration Fund. From Deir el-Bahari.

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. 10] Pinch, Geraldine 1993. Votive offerings to Hathor. Oxford: Griffith Institute; Ashmolean Museum. [p. 247]

Last modified: 05 Feb 2023

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