About this object

Amulet representing a squatting man and oversized phallus extended in front of him. Phallus is broken off. Suspension loop behind the male figure's head.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 30 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    James Currie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1941 before
  • Measurements
    25 mm x 20 mm
  • Note
    Ex Sir J Currie Collection (Norwich 21.941)
  • Related people
    James Currie (Collector, previous owner); Daniel H Hanbury (Previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Owned from: 1941
    How acquired: Donation
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Sold
  • Daniel H Hanbury

    Owned from: 1937
    How acquired: Donation
    Owned until: 1941
    Disposal method: Donation
  • James Currie

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchase
    Owned until: 1937
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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