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AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE DOUBLE-SIDED KHNUM AMULET

AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE DOUBLE-SIDED KHNUM AMULET


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1307655
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Depicted as a double-sided ram. Ptolemaic Period,300-32 B.C. 3/4 inch. Intact with intact suspension loop. From an Arizona private collection. Khnum was the Egyptian water god and the potter god of creation. It was believed that he created the first children on his potter's wheel with clay from the banks of the Nile.