Cowroid Seal-Amulet

Faience | 0.7in | c. 1492-1473 B.C.

Unknown Artist

This amulet imitates the shape of a cowrie shell and is thus called a cowroid. It was found near the pelvis of an unnamed woman who was buried in the tomb Hatnefer (see 36.3.1). The heraldic design on the base is intricately carved and includes a fal...
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