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Ancient Egyptian Faience Amulet of the goddess Taweret - 664 BC

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Seller: artancientltd (9,306) 99.6%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 291902366443 An ancient Egyptian faience amulet of the goddess Taweret. Dating to Egypt's Late Period, 664–323 BC.The shimmering turquoise of this amulet may appear beautiful to our modern eyes, but to the ancient Egyptians it glowed with the light and power of the gods themselves. Combining the appearance of many fearsome creatures – the hippopotamus, crocodile and lion – images of the goddess Taweret were worn by pregnant women who sought protection from evil spirits. Height: 2 1/4 inchesProvenance:Ex. collection of Mr A. Foxwell, acquired 1920s. Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealer's Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. All sales are subject to our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website, www.ArtAncient.com. As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkfrog terapeak inkFrog Analytics

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