Egyptian Red Jasper Bound Cow Amulet

$350.00

Egyptian Red Jasper Bound Cow Amulet, Late Period c. 715-330 BC. This nicely sculpted amulet is called a “Rehen”, or food offering amulet in the image of a bound cow. This amulet is associated with chapter 162 of the Book of the Dead and is generally supposed to represent an abundant supply of food in the afterlife and not necessarily a sacrifice. This example is in perfect condition, sculpted in a nice uniform red jasper.

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Egyptian Red Jasper Bound Cow Amulet, Late Period c. 715-330 BC. This nicely sculpted amulet is called a “Rehen”, or food offering amulet in the image of a bound cow. This amulet is associated with chapter 162 of the Book of the Dead and is generally supposed to represent an abundant supply of food in the afterlife and not necessarily a sacrifice. This example is in perfect condition, sculpted in a nice uniform red jasper.

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