Egyptian steatite sun disc and horizon amuletCS89
A carved grey steatite amulet in the form of a sun disc and horizon.
Egypt, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic Period, mid 1st Millennium BC
2.1 x 1.7 cms
Loss to one side as shown
Ex. collection: John Ingels, Leksand, Sweden (1925-2016), thence by family descent; acquired in the 1960’s. Ingels was a traveller and film-maker, producing “Egyptian Monuments” in 1962 with the purpose of saving the Abu Simbel temple. His antiquities collection was exhibited on several occasions in Leksand (Sweden) during the 1970’s-1990’s.