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Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities

Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities
Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities
Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities
Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities

Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities   Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities
An ancient Egyptian limestone ichneumon (mongoose) statuette standing on an integral rectangular shrine base. The bones of the sacred creature are contained within a hollowed out and plugged recess in the shrine base. The ichneumon or Egyptian mongoose was highly revered by the Ancient Egyptians for its skill at killing dangerous snakes and its invulnerability to their poison. The animal was a symbol of the spirits of the underworld and was particularly associated with the goddess Wadjyt.

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  • Material: Limestone
  • Provenance: Ownership History Available


Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities   Egyptian Limestone Ichneumon Ancient Art & Antiquities