Egyptian Amulets & Scarabs Photos

Small amulets were placed in ancient Egyptian tombs to please gods and pray for a better afterlife.

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Jackal amulets from New Kingdom at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Engraved tablets & pectorals to mark mummies at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian amulets symbolizing deceased's souls at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian amulets of faience & glass at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.
Jackal amulets from New Kingdom at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. San Jose, CA.Engraved tablets & pectorals to mark mummies (ranging 1500 BCE-1stC CE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian amulets symbolizing deceased's souls (1500-500 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian amulets of faience & glass (1500-500 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.
Two winged scarabs associated with sun god at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian amulets of faience, steatite & stone at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian glass amulets for luck in afterlife include jackal, baboon, ram, cows, falcon at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Funerary blue amulet of kneeling god with wings from Egypt early Ramesside period at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.
Two winged scarabs associated with sun god (6th-2nd C BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian amulets of faience, steatite & stone (2000-100 BCE) at Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Munich, Germany.Egyptian glass amulets (c7th C BCE on) for luck in afterlife include jackal, baboon, ram, cows, falcon at Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY.Funerary blue amulet of kneeling god with wings from Egypt early Ramesside period at Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.
Egyptian gold bracelet with amethyst scarab probably from Byblos at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian scarabs, rings & amulets at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian necklaces at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian inlaid amulet & pectoral from time of Ramses III at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Egyptian gold bracelet with amethyst scarab (c1938-1630 BCE / Dynasty 12-13) probably from Byblos at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian scarabs, rings & amulets (c1479-1400 BCE / Dynasty 18) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian necklaces (c1390-1352 BCE / Dynasty 18) at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Egyptian inlaid amulet & pectoral from time of Ramses III (1254 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Egyptian inlaid pectoral from time of Ramses III at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.


Egyptian inlaid pectoral from time of Ramses III (1254 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.



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