|E172||Egyptian obsidian double plume amulet||£400|
A rare obsidian double plume and sun disc amulet (representing the crown of Amun-Ra).
The sun disc is polished to take advantage of the stone's natural shine while the remainder of the amulet is ground to a smooth surface.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
Chipping as seen in the photographs
Size: 3.2 x 2.1 cms
Ex. private collection, Bayeux, France; collected before 1940.