Large faience papyrus sceptre

Ancient Coins - Large faience papyrus sceptre
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Large faience Papyrus Scepter 
This is fairly large papyrus sceptre or uaz.
Though there is some damage to the top, the incised lines on the top and bottom are in great condition and clearly visible.
If placed on a mummy is it would be place on the throat, mid chest or shoulders
Dates 700-100 BC
2 ½ in x ½ in (5cm x 1cm)


Egyptian amulets are often used to represent an idea invoke the protection from an item or deity. Mummies would have many amulets sewn into their wrapping linens to ensure protections in the afterlife. Unfortunately, early in archaeology, mummies were stripped of their amulets without regard to position or reason, but of the few that were documented it does appear that amulets were placed on body areas in a specific order. However, not amulets were placed upon mummies. Often time’s persons wore amulets to ensure protection during their life, invoke healing, pregnancy or
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