Egyptian carved stone amulet ‘Hekat’ frog, 664-332 BC

$540.00 AUD

Egyptian carved stone amulet of a frog, modelled in an upright stance with with ribbed back & protruding eyeballs, representing Heket, daughter of Ra and seen as the goddess of childbirth.
Late Period,
26th-30th Dynasty,
664-332 BC

Provenance: from an old Australian collection, brought to Australia between the wars circa 1920’s. Said to have been purchased from Flinders Petrie.

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