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An Egyptian blue faience amulet of the goddess Isis, 3IP, ca. 1069 – 945 B.C.

a beautiful blue glazed faience amulet of the goddess Isis, shown seated with hands folded at lap, she wears typical large  headdress/crown, with small attachment loop at back.

The name Isis means "Throne." Her headdress is a throne. As the personification of the throne, she was an important representation of the pharaoh's power. The pharaoh was depicted as her child, who sat on the throne she provided. 

Condition: Some mineral deposits, amulet is otherwise intact and in excellent condition overall, custom mounted on marble base. 

Dimensions: Amulet Height: 1.9 cm (.74 inches), Mounted Height: 3.3 cm (1.3 inches) 

Provenance:  Private collection of  Robert J. Molnar, Hillsdale, NJ, acquired in the 1960s.

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