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EGYPTIAN WHITE CROWN OF UPPER EGYPT AMULET (HEDJET).

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EGYPT282B2B2

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.

 



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