Faience amulet in the form of a tree frog

Egyptian, Ptolemaic

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Amulets representing animals were attributed to a deity: a hawk for Ra, the Sun God, a lion for Sakhmi, the War Goddess, a ram for Khnum and a cat for Bast.

Faience amulet in the form of a tree frog, Faience, Egyptian, Ptolemaic

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