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,
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.