Egyptian Faience Amulet of Hatmehit

14532. Egyptian Faience Amulet of Hatmehit

Third Intermediate Period, XXIst-XXIIIrd Dynasty, ca. 1069-712 BC.

A rare blue-green faience amulet representing the fish goddess of Mendes, wearing a schilbe, the sacred fish, atop her head; band of hieroglyphics on back pillar. Missing legs. Custom stand.
Size: 2 3/8 inches (6cm) (amulet only) + custom mount.
Ex: Jean-Marie Talleux Collection, Grand Fort Philippe, France; acquired in Paris, December 1995. Ex: Royal-Athena Galleries, Acq 2008.

$1,500


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