Description Oval plaques with images of humans or animals instead of a scarab beetle are named "scaraboid." This small example shows a female (?) dwarf executed in high relief. The bottom inscription has the name of the god Amun-Re enclosed by the stems of two lotus plants with buds. The amulet should provide its owner with magic protection and the regenerative support of Amun-Re.
- Daily Magic in Ancient Egypt. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2007.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Amun-Re.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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