Ancient Egyptian Turquoise Faience Amulet of Khnum as a Ram

GBP 450.00

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Object Description

An ancient Egyptian turquoise glazed faience amulet in form of a ram, representing the god Khnum. The deity is depicted in a recumbent position on an integral, rectangular plinth. His head is modelled naturalistically with fine details to the eyes, nose and mouth. The horns are twisted downwards and frame the ears. There is a ribbed loop on the animal’s back for suspension.

Date: Circa 664 – 30 BC
Period: Late Dynasty – Ptolemaic Period

Object History

Ex UK Collection, acquired 1920s-1940s.

Object Condition

Fine condition. Some loss of glaze consistent with age.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1 x H:2.9 centimeters

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Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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