3111 – Goddess amulet in scorpion shape: Amulet representing Egyptian Goddess Serqet

Physical description:
A small white stone amulet in the shape of a scorpion.
Museum classification:
Goddess
Size:
7cm x4cm x2cm
Information:
Serqet (or Selket) was a scorpion Goddess in Ancient Egypt. She was associated with magic, death/the afterlife and protection. Her name can be translated as "she who lets throats breathe" or "she who stiffens the throat."
Resource:
Object
Materials:
White stone: marble or quartz?
Copyright ownership:
MWM