Plaque Amulet



Plaque amulet decorated on one side with two registers of figures, including the snake god Nehebkau and a lion-headed deity and one holding jars. The figures may be associated with the decans, originally associated with stars for time-keeping, and later on amulets playing a role to appease the Dangerous Eye of Re goddess. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped edges, crazed surface, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. not recorded.