Obv. God standing to l., nude except for apron, was scepter in r. hand, ankh in l. Instead of human head, serpent with plume or skhent (?) on r. shoulder, head and neck of ibis crowned with atef on l. In exergue, crocodile to l. with disk on back. Round margin, beginning at top, αρπονχνουφιβρι[ντα]τηνωφι ερμιθουθ.
Rev. Inscription in nine lines; first the Iaeo palindrome complete, followed by seven letters belonging to the latter half of the same formula (φρικιρα); then πέσε (for πέσσε) πέσε
Χνουβις, the last part showing that the amulet was to be used as a digestive remedy.
Haematite. Upright oval, 24 Χ 19 Χ 3. Chipped at bottom.
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