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Item:273884878633THE ITEMS FOR SALE ARE 3 NEAR EASTERN CARNELIAN AMULET STYLISED HUMAN HANDS NEW KINGDOM TYPE ca.1550-1069 BC.The beads are probably Egyptian and are made from hand worked carnelian and formed as hands/fists 1550-1069 BC type +or - . People everywhere want to avoid disease and other misfortune, and to that end, many use amulets to ensure well-being. An amulet is an object believed to have certain positive properties. The amulet?s main function would be to magically bestowed power/protection on its owner. In ancient Egypt, this magical power was often derived from a combination of several aspects, such as the amulet?s shape, decoration, inscription, colour, material, and words spoken over the piece or acts performed with it. Amulets were usually worn or placed on the body to transfer their powers directly to the owner. Hand amulets would provide protection to the hands. Could be used to create a pendant and earrings as all three are holed.Total weighs 7.2 grams, Large hand measures 18.63 mm by 14.03 mm.Small hands measure 15.90 mm by 12.04 mm and 15.51 mm by 11.82 mm. Fine condition.Beautiful and unusual Amulet Beads that displays wonderfully and whoever buys them will be extremely satisfied.NO RESTORATION PICTURES PROVIDED FOR YOUR OWN APPRAISAL. Thanks for looking.No Restoration!No Hassle!Rapid Postage!International signed for shipping £9.00 EASY PAYMENT METHODS PAYPAL, UK CHEQUE, POSTAL ORDER, OTHER BY ARRANGEMENT.I POST TO ALL WORLD LOCATIONSSPECIAL DELIVERY OPTION (on request) COMES WITH £500 COMPENSATION COVER. Please check other interesting items from my collection that I will be listing over the next few weeksCondition:Ancient Scarab Seal Bead in fine condition, Colour:see pictures, Provenance:London collector gathered in 1980's, Material:steatite, Type:Amulets, Culture:Eqyptian
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NEAR EASTERN CARNELIAN AMULET STYLISED HUMAN HANDS NEW KINGDOM ca.1550-1069 BC.