About this object

Flat-backed amulet, showing a seated Baboon presenting an offering cup. Probably related to the sun-god Re.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    18 mm x 15 mm x 3 mm
  • Note
    Purchased from Norwich Castle Museum, 1956.
Object view = Humanities
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