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Frog Amulet, c. 1540-1296 BC, - New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 - carnelian

*EGYPT ~ Frog Amulet, B. Via clevelandart In Ancient Egypt the frog was a symbol of mortal life and fertility, Heqet being the goddess of child-birth. More about the amulets in Egyptian religion

Mosquito Deity amulet Period: Late Period Dynasty: Dynasty 25–30 Date: ca. 712–332 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

Mosquito Deity amulet Period: Late Period Dynasty: Dynasty Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt If they thought Mosquitos were cool, I change my whole opinion of them.

Amulet with ankhs Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12–13 Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

Amulet with Ankhs // Materials: Quartz, gold / Date: c. BC / Location: Egypt // An amulet with an ankh. The ankh is the ancient hieroglyph for life. It represents eternal life. Some jewelry appears to have religious meaning.

Middle Kingdom, Egypt - Rare amulette représentant un hippopotame passant,

Middle Kingdom, Egypt - Rare amulette représentant un hippopotame passant,

Taweret Amulet  Period: Late Period Dynasty: Dynasty 26–29 Date: 664–332 B.C. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Faience Dimensions: H. 5.1 cm (2 in)

Taweret, Late Period (ca.) Egyptian Faience The hippopotamus goddess gave laughter and milk to the birthing mother, and protected the child.

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