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Amulet of the goddessThoueris standing - Faience with black dots

Amulet of the goddessThoueris standing - Faience with black dotsAmulet of the goddessThoueris standing - Faience with black dotsAmulet of the goddessThoueris standing - Faience with black dots

Amulet of the goddessThoueris standing.
Faience with black dots. Height 5,5 cm.
The goddess of motherhood with hippopotamus head is capped with a triple crown composed of two straight falcon feathers, two cow-shaped horns encircling the solar disk. Her body is tattooed with black dots.
3rd Intermediate Period, 1070-711 B.C. Egypt.
Rare. Little lack at the base. With stand.

From Zagazig, north of ancient Bubastis in the Nile Delta and the Khawam collection of the 1950s.

Published by Jeanne Bulté in the Revue d’Egyptologie, volume 54 (2003), Une «Thouéris» rare et couronnée en «faïence à pois» pp. 1-29 & pl. I-V.

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€ 6 000 ,-