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Egyptian amulet of dark blue glass

Title
Egyptian amulet of dark blue glass.
Format
Realia
Published
3rd c. B.C. - 3rd c. A.D.
Description
Dark blue glass on gold chain, 1" x 5/8" x 3/8".
Notes
ISR 986.
During a visit to the Institute in March 1972, Bernard Bothmer referred to this as a knuckle bones/phallus, a good luck charm.
Summary
Egyptian amulet of dark blue glass, on a gold chain depicting penis and testicles. A double ring at the top holds the chain.
Kinsey subjects
Phallus cults--Egypt--Antiquity.
Penis in art.
Amulets.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
054J A028.1
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art