Egyptian faience Duamutef plaqueE67
A dark blue glazed faience plaque moulded in the form of the standing jackal-headed deity Duamutef. This plaque is from a series of four pieces representing the Four Sons of Horus which would have been sewn into the bandages of a mummy across the chest area.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
4.1 x 1.1 cms
Ex. private collection, Sweden; acquired between 1940-1960.
Mounted on a small black painted display block.