a symbol of the goddess Isis, it probably pictures a knotted cloth. It was usually made of a red hardstone such as carnelian, or of red glass. The color may allude to the menstrual blood of the goddess.
4.2 x 1.4 x 0.8 cm
Sala 11 Vetrina 01
Petrie, W.M. Flinders, Amulets, London 1975 (repr. 1914), § 88
SottoTipo=Monografia o Opere
Autore=Petrie, W.M. Flinders
Anno=1975 (repr. 1914)
Hieroglyphic ostracon inscribed with extracts from a composition known as the “Kemyt”