Egyptian red jasper tit amulet, 1570 – 1185 BC

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Egyptian red jasper amulet of the tit type, representing the girdle of Isis, an amulet placed in the mummy wrappings to ‘ensure the power of Isis will be the protector of his body’.
New Kingdom,
18th/19th Dynasty,
1570 – 1185 BC.

35mm
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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