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Egyptian faience Amulet representing Isis Lactans from the 7th-1st century B.C. Complete and in good condition even if Horus’ head and the left hand of the goddess are lost.
1st century B.C., 7th century B.C.
H : 9.9 cm
Complete and in good condition even if Horus' head and the left hand of the goddess are lost.
Egyptian faience amulet representing the head of Bes from the 3rd Intermediary Period. Complete and in good condition despite few chips on the crown, the mask and the ears.
The scarab is placed on a flat, elliptical base; the bottom has no inscription. Characterized by stylized, though complete and accurate shapes, this beetle shows elegant features that indicate the details of the anatomy.
The cross, that can still be opened and closed, is composed of two bronze boxes with were molded and joined by hinges. A thick suspension ring enabled the encolpion to be worn as a pendant.
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