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1st century B.C., 7th century B.C.
H: 8 cm
Brown, Green, Red
Complete and in good condition. Minor cracks and superficial wear.
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.
This Early Imperial Roman Gold Pendant in the shape of a snake was made from a gold wire. It features an “S” shape and shows signs of its use during Antiquity.
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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