Antique Raer Egyptian wonderful old faience statue of a pharaonic cat amulet

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Seller: mahhas67 (24) 100%, Location: Luxor city, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 401903414281 Amulets in Ancient Egypt The ancient Egyptian religion embraced the idea that some types of jewelry have a magical value that keeps it away from evil, whether living or in the other world and mummy and stop the effect of magic against him, such as amulets that give the bearer strength and blessing and good fortune and good luck according to his belief, which is why the jewelry has the power of magic amulet.The idea of wearing ornaments later evolved to be used as an amulet and introduced to them decorative elements that show the beauty of the wearer and the ornaments derived materials, shapes and symbols from the Egyptian environment.There were jewelery used to decorate in daily life and other used as an amulet for guarding and protection, and used to be made of gold and studded with semi-precious stones and provided with clamps or traps or gold wire or fine threads.There are ornaments are used as amulets for adornment and protection in the afterlife, and has magical purposes to protect those who wear them in the other world and protect his body from all evil. They were made and made of raw materials such as gilded wood, gilded plaster, stone, faience, bone, ivory and even clay.These ornaments could not be worn in the lower life because of their weight, ease of breaking, disproportionality and daily life. They were placed on the corpse and had no clasps. Sometimes it is difficult to determine the type of jewelery that was for the living or other life, so it uses the existing drawings of the jewelery on the coffins of the Middle Kingdom. What was painted on it was a substitute for real funerary ornaments, which were painted to never remain as long as the sarcophagus survived or was painted for fear of stealing the real ornaments that were already present.Amulets and their symbols and their meanings ..... Amulets were worn for the purpose of protection and invalidate the act of witchcraft and unexpected dangers were also used to push evil and magic works as it was supplying its holder by force and good luck and blessing, so the amulet was made in the form of forms of gods or sacred symbols and was known in the Egyptian language In the name of (Waja), which means healing or (Maket hao) garrison body or (SA) and means protection or Nkhtu and means amulet and can take the form of a mascot cobra snake to extend protection to those who carry it or who puts them in a piece of jewelry. Material: faience

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