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Egyptian faience papyrus column amulet

E45

£85.00

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A blue/green glazed faience amulet depicting a papyrus column.

The papyrus column, shown as the stem and bud, conveyed freshness, youth, vigour and the continuance of life to its wearer.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
3 x 0.8 cms

Condition
Intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Bayeux, France; collected before 1940.

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