Amulet case, gold, decorated with the head of Horus, Lebanon or Syria, Phoenician, 7th-6th century BC
Height: 4.1 cm, Width: 0.9 cm, Depth: 1.1 cm
Jewellery, room 91
Found in Tharros in Sardinia. Webb Collection.
Two amulet cases, one with the head of theEgyptian lion goddess Sekhmet, the other with the head of the Egyptian god Horus.
Sardinia (Phoenicia), 600-400 BC
Said to have been found in Tharros
Museum nos 8836, 8837-1863
Bequeathed by Bernard H. Webb