About this object

Gilded wooden amulet in the shape of the Isis knot (tit) hieroglyph. Loop for suspension at the back.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period; Ptolemaic
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 30 BC about
  • Materials
    Wood; Gold
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    James Currie
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1937 before
  • Measurements
    26 mm x 10 mm x 7 mm; 1 in x 3/8 in x 1/4 in
  • Note
    Ex collection of Sir J. Currie donated by D. H. Hanbury in 1941.
  • Related people
    James Currie ( Collector, previous owner); Daniel H Hanbury ( Previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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