Egyptian diorite Monkhet amulet

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A black and white speckled diorite Monkhet amulet. This relatively rare type of amulet is thought to represent clothing and was placed on the chest of a mummy.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
1.9 x 1.2 cms

Condition
Minor chipping

Provenance
Ex. collection Thomas Patrick, UK; acquired in Egypt in the early 19th Century and given to M. B. Joulmine circa 1842.

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