Ancient Egyptian Amulet C. 380 BCE - Tauret - Protector Of Women

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Ancient Egyptian Amulet
Protectoress of women
Goddess of Pregnancy, Childbirth and
Goddess of rebirth
c 380 BC
Authentic faience amulet of Tauret, the ancient Egyptian goddess of child birthing and protector of women, children, and the weak. Tauret is a composite goddess with features of a lioness, crocodile, but primarily hippopotamus; all greatly feared but immensely-respected animals in Egyptian beliefs. She is depicted here in a striding pose, with arms at her sides and her gaze affixed in a forward direction


SIze - 40mm high.

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