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.