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EA1418

An Egyptian Wadji/Papyrus Sceptre, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 B.C.

of green-glazed faience, shaped in the round with open spreading head and suspension loop on top. This amulet was placed at the throat of the deceased:

"If it is sound, I am healthy; if it is undamaged, I am uninjured; if it is not struck, I am unwounded ... my limbs shall not become dried out"

Dimensions:  Height: 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Condition:   Intact and in very good condition overall.

Provenance:Private Maine collection, acquired by the owner's great grandparents in Egypt during the 1890s and then by descent.

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