A Collection of Egyptian Amulets.
Egypt, Late Period, 2nd half 1st mill. B.C.
The two Art Nouveau vitrines contain 93 amulets and mummy amulets made of various materials, such as faience, jasper and lapis lazuli. Numerous gods are represented, for instance the triad of Isis, Nephtys and Harpokrates, Pataikos, Bes and Anubis, as well as falcons, the double sphinx Aker and several hieroglyphic symbols such as the djed-pillar, Horus eyes and heart amulets.