Egyptian Stone Ram Amulet


Egyptian Stone Ram Amulet

An ancient Egyptian stone amulet of a recumbent ram with prominent horns on an integral plinth with a suspension loop on the back. The ram was associated with the god Khnum.

Late Period.
Ca. 700 - 30 BC.
Length: 1 1/2 in (4 cm).

Khnum was the Egytpian creator god who fashioned humans from clay on the potter's wheel. He was associated with the inundation of the Nile.

Formerly in a Canadian private collection.

Inv#: 6693


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