Cornflower Amulet



Blue glazed cornflower amulet. Loop at the top and in a darker blue. Glued to card by Flaxman Spurrell with other amulets and beads excavated by Flinders Petrie at Tell el Amarna in 1892 to illustrate jewellery types. Annotated in red "TELL EL AMARNA. D.XVIII. Dug up by Petrie. F.C.J.S'. Compare with Carol Andrews, 'Amulets of Ancient Egypt' (London, 1994) fig.65.