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Accession_Number E.65.17
adlib_title Egyptian amulet
Shape Amulet
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Amulet shaped like the Ibis bird. The details are unclear but it is apparent that the neck cranes down so that the head sits on the body. The hole for threading is attatched to the neck. The whole bird sits on a flat base.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, There is very little detail remaining, so it may have been painted on. The glaze has rubbed off and there is a white deposit on the amulet on both sides.
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Image
2002.98.0948.jpg
2002.98.0948.jpg
Front view of an amulet shaped like the Ibis bird.
2002.98.0951.jpg
2002.98.0951.jpg
Front view of an amulet shaped like the Ibis bird.
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Beazley_DB
Height 1.7
Diameters 2.5
Handle_height
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Location Education
Edited_by Leigh
Date_edited 20.09.2002
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