Egyptian Faience Amulet of Khnum

Egyptian Faience Amulet of Khnum

An ancient Egyptian blue faience amulet of the ram headed god Khnum in a kilt striding, his hands at his sides.

Late Dynastic Period,
Ca. 715 - 332 BC.
Height: 2 in. (5.1 cm).

Khnum was the Egytpian creator god who fashioned humans from clay on the potter's wheel. As the Lord of Elephantine, he was associated with the inundation of the Nile.

Confer: C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, (Texas, 1994), p. 22.

Formerly in a New York private collection, acquired at auction in Paris in 1986.

Inv#: 7877

$1,750



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