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5652. **SOLD** Fine Egyptian gold fish amulet bead

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A fine Egyptian
gold fish amulet bead

A rather  charming little thing in solid gold.


The ancient Egyptians believed that this fish, the
(called in Egyptian 'nekhau')

was associated with the sun and his image carried protective properties for
ancient Egyptians.

It was later linked to the cult of Hathor at Dendera. It is shown on
amulets worn as jewellery

by the living or  for the dead to
protect them from potential harm.

 Fish amulets were also attached to the end of
a plait of hair of children or young females as a charm against drowning

It was also a symbol of

12mm . Weight,

New Kingdom

Ex Belgian

Price: sold GBP

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