Egyptian Faience Heart Amulet

 

14640. Egyptian Faience Heart Amulet

Late Period, Circa 664-323 B.C.

Heart amulet with carved lines to indicate the anatomy of the organ or a hieroglyphic symbol. This amulet has magical talisman properties of power, protection and regenerative power; loop hole atop for suspension, lugs at sides. Intact. Height 7/8 inches.
For a discussion on the type see: Carol Andrews book on Amulets of Ancient Egypt. Provenance: Ex Midwest Private Collection, acq Private Collection, UK, prior to 2007.

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