Egyptian Turquoise Faience Knot of Isis Amulet

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Object Description

A finely crafted Egyptian turquoise faience amulet of the Knot of Isis, also known as Tit. The amulet features two loops for suspension and a flat, unworked reverse.

Date: Circa 1550-1069 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period

Object Literature

For a similar item, The Metropolitan Museum, item number 89.2.638

Object Condition

Fine, some earthly encrustations remain on the surface. Suspension loops might have been restored with artificial glue, a common practice for this kind of amulets.

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