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Item:202740086292For sale is an authentic faience ancient Egyptian amulet of Anubis, the most familiar of the ancient Egyptian jackal deities. It dates from the Late Period, 664 - 332 BC, and is guaranteed authentic. This amulet is approximately 2,500 years old. It is 32mm tall (1.3 inches) in height. This amulet would have been sewn inside the wrappings of a mummy: it's purpose was to protect the deceased ("The Osiris") and to facilitate his or her journey into the afterlife. If you are looking to start a collection of GENUINE ancient Egyptian artefacts, this is your starting point. Simple items such as this are excellent study pieces which will help you to learn what real ancient Egyptian faience looks like, helping you to sort the good from the bad. For the avoidance of doubt: this is an authentic ancient Egyptian artefact, dating from the period stated. Be careful when buying antiquities on eBay, as almost all in the Ancient Egyptian category are fake. In particular, be aware that the sale of antiquities directly from Egypt would be a serious criminal offence under Egyptian law. You can be certain that any item offered for sale on eBay to be shipped directly from Egypt is a modern made item. The seller of this item offers twenty years of experience in the study of Egyptian artefacts and history and offers an unconditional lifetime guarantee of authenticity on all items sold, should a competent authority ever dispute the description of the item. Join us at www.yahoo.com/groups/ancientartifacts : 3500 academics, dealers and collectors: newby friendly, more like a coffee shop than a a lecture theatre, and with a focus on the good and the bad on eBay! Tim Haines - listowner since 2002.Colour:Blue, Material:faience, Type:Amulets
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SHABTISHOP - GENUINE Ancient Egyptian Anubis Amulet Late Period 664 - 332 BC