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5647. Small but nice faience Taweret amulet.

 
 
 
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Small but nice faience
Taweret amulet



This is a representation of
the hippopotamus goddess, Taweret (or Thoeris) who attended women in pregnancy
and childbirth.



The goddess a composite
figure of a hippopotamus, crocodile, lion and human and



is  shown with a swollen stomach and heavy
breasts and she has with a long crocodile's tail



Intact with suspension loop
at the back.

Late Period circa 500 BC



Price: 75 GBP

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