Egyptian Gold Amulet of a Hand

GBP 395.00

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Object Description

A very fine Egyptian gold amulet of a human hand pierced for suspension at the wrist. The details of the hand, such as individual fingers, have been rendered through delicately incised lines. The curving of the hand distinguishes that this amulet is of the right hand. There are some signs of aging on the surface. Amulets featuring the hand granted dexterity and power of manual activity to the bearer.

Date: Circa 1550-1070 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period

Object Condition

Very fine condition.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:0.6 x H:1 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

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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