Ancient Egyptian Terracotta Daisy Amulet Mould

$220.31

A rounded ancient Egyptian terracotta mould of a daisy rosette, featuring a concave body with an inset daisy pattern. The back is plain and convex.

Date: Circa 1550 - 1070 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period
Provenance: Ex Frowd Collection, Hertfordshire.
Condition: Excellent condition.

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SKU: AH-832 Category: Tag:

This mould would have made amulets that were exceedingly popular during the New Kingdom. Featuring either one or two suspensions loops, the amulet would have been used as part of a broad collar necklace. Moulds such as this would have been used to create an abundant supply of amulets. A large number of moulds have been found at the site of Amarna, implying that this was a centre for production.

To find out more about Ancient Egyptian amulets please see our relevant blog post: Egyptian Amulets and their Meanings.

Weight 16.1 g
Dimensions W 3.7 cm
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Reference: For Similar: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, item 11.215.690

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