Full Moon and Half Moon Amulet



Blue glazed full moon and half moon amulet. Loop on top, glaze is worn. 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 C. Andrews Amulets of Ancient Egypt (1994), fig.90.