<em>Menat Amulet</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 2 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in. (6.8 x 3 x 0.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1209E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1209E_bw.jpg)

Menat Amulet

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 11/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in. (6.8 x 3 x 0.5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1209E

Image: CUR.37.1209E_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pale yellow green faience Menat amulet. The piece is inscribed on two sides for King Amasis. On one side there is a cartouche containing the name Amasis. On the other side there is a column of text giving the names and titles of Amasis. “The Good God, Lord of the Two Lands, Maker of Things, The King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Khnumibre, Son of Re. Condition: Glaze mostly gone or turned white; blow holes visible; otherwise good.

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