Late Period–Roman Imperial Period
Overall: 2 x 0.7 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 1/4 x 11/16 in.)
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This amulet of dark brown stone takes the form of a headrest. Such amulets were common in Late Period burials, where their magic was intended to lift the head of the deceased at the moment of resurrection.
Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard
Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes