Set square amulet



Accession Number
EA8334
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Amulets case
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Material
Stone/minerals (Haematite)
Provenance
Egypt, Memphis
Measurements
Length: 19mm | Width: 12mm | Depth: 3mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

This haematite amulet is in the form of a set square. Said to be from Memphis. On long-term loan since 2005 from the British Museum who acquired it in 1839 from Giovanni Anastasi.

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. 7]