This custom museum display showcases an absolute masterpiece, an Authentic XL Blue Faience Winged Goddess Isis in three parts dating from the Ptolemaic Period 332–30 B.C.
Pierced for attachment, this amulet comprises two finely and beautifully detailed feathered wings on either side of an intricately carved body. Nets made of faience beadwork became a luxury fashionable feature of mummy wrappings in the Late Period. Faience amulets formed part of the beadwork pattern and served to protect the mummy through their magical properties. This is one of the finer examples of such amulets.
Shown kneeling on a mat, was finely carved depicting a female in human form with tripartite wig and wearing her original headdress, an empty throne - Isis was refereed to in The Book of The Dead as "She who gives birth to heaven and earth, knows the orphan, knows the widow, seeks justice for the poor, and shelter for the weak"- the Egyptian goddess, was very popular throughout Egypt, and beyond and - she became was a goddess of almost limitless attributes!
She was one of the goddesses who protected the sarcophagus and the Canopic jars (which contained the internal organs). It was thought that she helped the deceased on their difficult journey into the afterlife and she was sometimes named as one of the judges of the dead. The face is beautifully defined with incised mouth, large almond shaped eyes and faint ears.
It's protected under plexiglass in a custom museum display to keep it looking pristine, ensuring protection of your investment while allowing you to fully appreciate this piece of collectible ancient history. The customized descriptive metallic plaque, in addition to the detailed finishing, add to the elegant and sophisticated, gallery-quality aesthetic. Unique and one-of-a-kind, you'll receive the exact piece shown in the photos.
Complete with a certificate of Authenticity, this piece is an exciting investment that will only get better with age.
— Amulet Dimensions: 1/2"L x 10 7/8"W x 6 3/8"H
— Amulet Dimensions with Display: 12'w x 7.25'H
— Authentic and genuine Artifact
— Since every piece is real and unique, it may very slightly differ from pictures shown
— Protected in a Removable Custom Museum Quality Plexiglass display
— Customized Descriptive Metallic Plaque
— Collector-Inspired attention to detail
— Includes Certificate Of Authenticity
— Professional packaging for a Safe delivery. Since every element of the frame or display for your piece is custom made (plates, design, glass, matting, frame, assembly etc...) and we pay great attention to every presentation detail, please allow up to 4-8 weeks (depending on orders on hand) for the delivery of your order. This delay is given as an indication only and delivery can sometimes be faster.