Two fingers amulet
This steatite amulet is in the form of two fingers with incised detail. Amulets of this design are usually of dark coloured stone such as basalt, steatite, or obsidian, as is required in the MacGregor Papyrus. This example dates to the Late Period. On long-term loan since 2005 from the British Museum who acquired it in 1834 from Joseph Sams.
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. 6]
- Last modified: 04 Feb 2023