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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HATMEHYT AMULET

AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HATMEHYT AMULET


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1383416
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Finely detailed amulet of Hatmehyt. Depicted seated, wearing the fish crown, with finely-modelled facial details, wearing a striated, tripartite wig, arms along side and bent at the elbows. A vertical line of hieroglyphic text on the back. 3 inches high. Mounted. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. Chip on crown and part of feet restored. From an old New Jersey private collection. Ex. Royal Athena gallery. Hatmehyt was a goddess of life and protection. Her name translates as Foremost of Fish or Chief of Fish.