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Baboon amulet from W9

W9bThis is a close-up of the faience baboon amulet on the beaded collar W9. It is 17mm in height. The reverse side is flat. Note the sun-disc in the crescent-moon on the baboon’s head. 

The baboon was often a symbol of Thoth.

 

Related objects:

W1326 Baboon and woman ostracon

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