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Egyptian Diorite Heart Amulet

engraved hieroglyphic inscription on both sides:

“The Osiris, the Wab Priest, Ptah-iy (...)”

New Kingdon to Later period, Dynasties XVIII-XXI, ca. 1350-332

Height: 5.1 cm.     (2  in.)

 

 

ex: private American collection, late 1980’s

 

#9390

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIV (New York, 2016) p.15

 

 

Comparanda:

 

Taylor, John H. (ed.); Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead (London, 2010) nos.80, 82

 

Andrews, Carol ; Amulets of Ancient Egypt (London, 1994) no.61a