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.