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Outstanding Egyptian Amulet, Thoeris, Pregnant Mother Goddess, 664-30 B.c.

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Seller: agora-wien (4,437) 99.3%, Location: Wien, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 201503365650 Material: Green glazed Fayence, Provenance: Christie's London, auction, ca. 2001, Thoeris, pregnant mother goddess: Egyptian, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic, 664-30 B.C., Details: Egyptian amulet of Mother goddess Thoeris Green glazed fayence, horizontal hole for attachment, heigth 52mm; Egyptian, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic, 664-30 B.C. She was depicted as a combination of a crocodile, a pregnant hippopotamus standing on her hind legs with large breasts and a lion. Unlike the composite demoness Ammut, her head and body were that of the hippo, her paws were that of the lion, and her back was the back of a crocodile. All of these animals were man killers, and as such she was a demoness. All three animals were regarded as fierce creatures who would kill to protect their young. condition: Intact and very attractive Rare! Provenance: Christie's London, auction, ca. 2001 The artifact comes well packed, registered and insured. Please visit also my personal eBay-Page for further Informations. German translation: Amulett mit Darstellung der Göttin Thoeris Grün glasierte Fayence, seitl. horizontale Befestigungsöse, Höhe 5,2 cm, Ägypten, Spätzeit bis Ptolemäisch, 664-30 v.Chr.; Wird für den Versand hervorragend verpackt! Kauf antiker Objekte ist mehr denn je Vertrauenssache. Besuchen Sie auch meine persönliche eBay-Seite für weitere Informationen. Versand erfolgt eingeschrieben und Priority! Bitte beachten Sie auch meine derzeit laufenden Auktionen bei e-Bay!!! Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

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