Plaque Amulet (Forgery)



Glazed steatite plaque with a cartouche in relief on one side and on the other two standing figures; one of which is a jackal-headed god and the other appears to the the patron god of craftsmen, Ptah. One of four plaque amulet forgeries purchased by Florence Nightingale when she was 29 and visitng Egypt in the winter of 1849-50.