Amulet depicting the tit knot

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.

Provv. 1294
Stone / Red jasper
1.8 cm
722–30 BCE
Late Period - Hellenistic Period
Sala 11 Vetrina 01
Museo Egizio