About this object

Red carnelian (or jasper) amulet in the shape of the Isis knot (tit) hieroglyph. The suspension loop is not pierced. Remains of wax on bottom from previous mounting on a plinth.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Cornelian
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mrs Grimshaw
  • Collector
    E C Grisewood
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1907
  • Measurements
    38 mm x 10 mm x 3 mm
  • Related people
    Mrs Grimshaw ( Previous owner); Charles Edgar Grisewood ( Collector, previous owner); Joseph Mayer ( Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Mrs Grimshaw

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1960
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Charles Edgar Grisewood

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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