An Egyptian Faience Situla Amulet, Late Period, ca. 722-332 BCE
EA1514Regular price $350 USD
of blue/green faience, a model situla with two raised handles on the rim that are pierced, the flattened bottom and angular profile copies the metal style for the period.
Background: The situla was a deluxe ritual vessel that played an important role in Egyptian religious ceremonies. Small faience models, such as this example, are quite rare
Dimensions: Height: 7/8 inch (2.3 cm)
Condition: Minor losses to one handle and surface abrasion otherwise intact and in good condition overall.
Provenance: Private NY Collection on loan to the Michael C. Carlos museum, Emory University, Atlanta GA 1998 - 2015, loan number: L1998.062.038.