Amulet card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Ring setting of the type known as a 'magical gem', engraved on both sides with a standing figure of a dog head god, facing to his right. His right hand is raised and with his left hand he holds a sceptre. On his side are the Greek letters arranged from the legs to the head: KYV N ( right side ) S ( left side ). The other side has a female standing figure, possibly Isis, facing to her right with her right hand onto her mouth and left hand holding a sceptre with a snake at its top. She wears a crown and by her side are Greek letters. A Γ H I A Y Left side Γ Ε Η