A light green glazed faience amulet of the crown of the Upper Egypt, the Hedjet Crown.
Egypt, Late Period, 664 BCE - 332 BCE.
Very fine condition. Intact. Excellent, good colour remaining.
Size: 1.2 cms.
Ex. Collection: Edward Stephens, Burton on Trent, acquired during the 1950's - 1980's.
Cf. Flinders Petrie, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, Pl.48
In ancient Egypt, amulets were carried in a variety of ways including necklaces, bracelets , rings; and most importantly among the bandages of the mummy they were made to serve.