E46 Egyptian Amarna Re-Horus-Aten? amulet £400

 


A rare blue glazed faience amulet possibly depicting Ra-Horus-Aten, an adaptation of the sun god Re-Harakhte used during the early years of Akhenaten's reign.

Egypt, 18th Dynasty, Amarna, mid 14th Century BC

Fragment as shown

Size: 2.1 x 1.5 cms

Ex. collection: Lucy & Duncan Rabagliati OBE; acquired in Egypt between 1904 and 1924.

Major Duncan S Rabagliati was appointed director of the invaluable camel hospital in Cairo during World War I. After the war the family lived in Egypt where Rabagliati continued his work as professor of veterinary science at Cairo University.