About this object

Glazed faience amulet of Taweret. Loop at the top for suspension. Fine detailing but broken below the waist.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period - Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    James Currie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1937 before
  • Measurements
    45 mm x 20 mm x 15 mm
  • Note
    Ex collection of Sir J. Currie donated by D. H. Hanbury in 1941.
  • Related people
    James Currie ( Collector, previous owner); Daniel H Hanbury ( Previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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