Headrest amulet of ancient Egypt

Leenasart

Joined February 2011

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The ancient Egyptians used headrests like this when they slept. You could imagine the head in the headrest to look like the sun rising between the mountains of the east – a strong symbol of rebirth. In mummification this amulet was meant to protect the head of the mummy.

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