Ancient Egyptian Amulets for sale

An amulet, talisman, or charm is a personal ornament which, because of its shape, material , or even its color, is believed to endow its wearer by magical means with certain powers or capabilities. At the very least it should it should afford some kind of protection. In fact, three of the four Egyptian words translated as "amulet" comes primarily from words meaning "to guard" or "protect". The fourth has the same sound as the word meaning "well being".

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Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023051

Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant
Faience, 0.26 grams, 14.20 mm. Circa 664-332 BC, Late Dynastic Period. A green faience amulet of Imsety, one of the four sons of Horus, in openwork and pierced for suspension. Imsety was a funerary deity, one of the four sons of Horus. He was portrayed as a mummified human and was associated with the canopic jars, specifically the one which contained the liver. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.21. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
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Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023051
Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023057

Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant
Faience, 0.25 grams, 12.45 mm. Circa 664-332 BC, Late Dynastic Period. An olive green faience amulet of Imsety, one of the four sons of Horus, in openwork and pierced for suspension. Imsety was a funerary deity, one of the four sons of Horus. He was portrayed as a mummified human and was associated with the canopic jars, specifically the one which contained the liver. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.21. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£65.00

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Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023057
Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023056

Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant
Faience, 0.26 grams, 12.72 mm. Circa 664-332 BC, Late Dynastic Period. An olive green faience amulet of Imsety, one of the four sons of Horus, in openwork and pierced for suspension. Imsety was a funerary deity, one of the four sons of Horus. He was portrayed as a mummified human and was associated with the canopic jars, specifically the one which contained the liver. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.21. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£65.00

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Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023056
Egyptian 'Bes' Late Dynastic Period Bifacial Amulet 022526

Egyptian 'Bes' Late Dynastic Period Bifacial Amulet
Glazed powdered quartz composite (faience), 0.59 grams, 12.06 mm. Late Dynastic Period, circa 715-332 BC. A dark green faience amulet showing Bes in stylized form on both faces, with pot belly and bow legs, hands on hips; made with a transverse piercing for suspension. Bes was invoked to supervise in childbirth and was especially favoured by women in labour. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, pl.37. Fine condition, headdress lost in antiquity. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£35.00

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Egyptian 'Bes' Late Dynastic Period Bifacial Amulet 022526
Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023058

Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant
Faience, 0.25 grams, 12.13 mm. Circa 664-332 BC, Late Dynastic Period. An olive green faience amulet of Imsety, one of the four sons of Horus, in openwork and pierced for suspension. Imsety was a funerary deity, one of the four sons of Horus. He was portrayed as a mummified human and was associated with the canopic jars, specifically the one which contained the liver. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.21. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£60.00

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Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023058
Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023059

Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant
Faience, 0.29 grams, 13.79 mm. Circa 664-332 BC, Late Dynastic Period. An olive green faience amulet of Imsety, one of the four sons of Horus, in openwork and pierced for suspension. Imsety was a funerary deity, one of the four sons of Horus. He was portrayed as a mummified human and was associated with the canopic jars, specifically the one which contained the liver. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.21. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£65.00

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Egyptian 'Imsety Leans Against The Emblem Of The West' Amulet Pendant 023059
Egyptian 'Wadj' Amulet 017497

Egyptian 'Wadj' Amulet
Glazed powdered quartz composite (faience), 2.93 grams, 40.68 mm. Saite Period 664-525 BC. A large pale blue-green amulet in the shape of the wadj or papyrus staff which assured the wearer of rejuvenation according to the rites recorded in the Book of the Dead. Made with a transverse piercing for suspension. Some restoration to the shaft. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.82. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£110.00

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Egyptian 'Wadj' Amulet 017497
Egyptian 'Wadj' Amulet 017499

Egyptian 'Wadj' Amulet
Glazed powdered quartz composite (faience), 3.13 grams, 41.97 mm. Saite Period 664-525 BC. A large pale grey-green amulet in the shape of the wadj or papyrus staff which assured the wearer of rejuvenation according to the rites recorded in the Book of the Dead. Made with a transverse piercing for suspension. Reference: Andrews, C. Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.82. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
£110.00

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Egyptian 'Wadj' Amulet 017499


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