A. Mottled green-light brown greenstone menkhet amulet. The back is flat, and it has a top suspension loop. Height 2 cm, width 1.2 cm.
B. Obsidian amulet depicting a pesesh-kef. There is a suspension loop on the back. Height 1.5 cm, width 0.8 cm.
C. Green feldspar plaque with a naturalistic relief of a wadj (papyrus sceptre). The term ‘wadj’ translates to ‘green’, so these amulets were often made from green faience and green semi-precious stones. The amulet is flat-backed, with decorative suspension loop at the top. There is a little surface damage towards the base of the papyrus. Height 2.4 cm, width 1.1 cm.
Date: Circa 1000 - 500 BC Period: Third Intermediate - Late Dynastic period Condition: Fine condition.
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