An Egyptian Faience Amulet of Khnum, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE For Sale
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An Egyptian Faience Amulet of Khnum, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE:
The ram-headed god of fertility, who is associated with water and procreation. shown standing on an integral plinth with back pillar, striding forward, his hands fisted as his sides, and wearing a short pleated kilt, the back pierced for attachment.
Dimensions: Height: 3.4 cm (1.33 inches)
Condition: With loss to the glaze and very minor surface losses, intact and in overall good condition.
Provenance: RDA private collection, acquired from the NY trade as part of a collection assembled in the 1970's and 1980's.