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Egyptian Yellow Jasper Mut Amulet

Late New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC

A skilfully carved yellow jasper amulet depicting a vulture, the symbol of the goddess Mut, standing on a rectangular base, large striated wings tucked against the feather-detailed body, bald head with incised detailing, fierce expression; loop to the back. 17.9 grams, 38mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Property of a London gentleman; previously in a Canadian private collection prior to 1985.
See Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, inventory no. 51.491, for a later example.