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Amulet
Date Made/Found: 664-332 BC
Material and Medium: Faience
Dimensions: Overall: 10.2 x 16.5mm (3/8 x 5/8in.)
Place Object Found: Egypt
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: J11.5.81.218
This is a glazed amulet in the form of a scorpion, the symbol of the Ancient Egyptian goddess Selket. The tail of the scorpion has broken off since it was made. The amulet was worn as a charm against poisons. It was collected by Sheffield Master Cutler Alderman William Bragge (1823-1884).

Text courtesy of Joann Fletcher.
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