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E007479-003 Abstract Figure - Front, Ancient Civilisations. Egypt, North Africa. 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Anthropology Dept - Rebecca Conway
 
Summary:
E007479-003 - 5/2/1898, abstract figure, , , , Egypt, Africa, North
Item Name:
abstract figure
Label:
Blue, glazed faience amulet, in the form of a shen ring (which represented eternal protection). From Egypt and attributed to 600-650 BCE. Acquired in the 1890s via the Egypt Exploration Fund. Size: approximately 3 x 2 cm.
Keywords:
archaeology
amulet
body accessories
Country:
Egypt
Collection Area:
Africa, North
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
05/02/1898
Registration Number:
E007479-003
Associated Stories:
Ancient Egyptian Archaeology Collection
Egyptology at the Australian Museum