Amulets



Hilton Price Number
HP1664
Object Type
Jewellery, Amulet
Materials
Faience | Wood
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor, Qurna
Measurements
Heights: various from 2 inches to ¾ inches
Number of Elements
29
Culture
Egyptian
Animals
Falcon/hawk | Scarab
Divine Name
Anubis | Nephthys

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Description

Sepulchral Amulets ; twenty-five in blue, green and brown glazed faïence plaques, and four in wood, consisting of eight flat plaques of deities, four of hawks, [hieroglyph] ; two buckles, [hieroglyph] ; three figures of Anubis, [hieroglyph] ; one Nephthys, [hieroglyph]; three ṭeṭs, [hieroglyph]; two scarabæi, [hieroglyph] ; two utchats, [hieroglyph]; one lotus flower, [hieroglyph] . This remarkable lot were found upon one mummy. H. various from 2 in. to ¾ in. Ḳûrnah.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.