About this object

Pale green glazed faience amuletic figure of Shu down on one knee with arms raised. A sun-disc headdress is broken off and now missing; pierced suspension ring at the back. Excellent detail on the tripartite wig, kilt, and facial features.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    22 mm x 15 mm x 13.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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