About this object

Reddish-brown mould for amulet. The mould design is of a cornflower. White spots of paste are visible inside the mould cavity. Burn marks are visible around the mould mainly the underside. Irregular rounded back to mould.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Tools
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1923 - 1924
  • Measurements
    29 mm x 26 mm x 14 mm; 1 1/8 in x 1 in x 9/16 in
  • Note
    Compare with W M Flinders Petrie, Tell el-Amarna (London, 1894), plate XIX, no. 488.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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