Nefer Amulet



Blue glazed amulet in the shape of the nefer hierogylph meaning 'perfect', 'complete'. Loops at the top and bottom, both now missing, glaze 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'.