Stamp amulet of a frog



Accession Number
EA12525
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 15.7mm | Length: 21.3mm | Width: 16.7mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Frog/tadpole

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Description

This blue glazed composition stamp is in the form of frog. It is longitudinally pierced and includes an ankh-sign flanked by was-sceptres beneath. It is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1883 from Baron James Menascé.

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. 11]

Last modified: 18 Nov 2022

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