Inv. n°: MMoCA740

Egyptian Blue Faience Amulet of a Frog

Frog at rest, its globular eyes looking upwards. Associated with the birth-goddess Heket, a popular symbol with women in childbirth.

h. 3.2 x w. 2.5 x ø 3.8 cm

Third Intermediate Period



  • French private collection, Paris, early 1980
  • Acquired at Pierre Bergé & Associés, Paris, lot 117


  • Pierre Bergé & Associés, Archéologie, 26th May 2011, p. 117, p. 50
  • C. Dauphin, Animals in the Ancient World. The Levett Bestiary, Levett Collection Series 2, France, 2014, pp. 36 and 86
  • C. Dauphin, Les animaux dans le monde antique. Le bestiaire Levett, Serie Collection Levett 2, France, 2016, p. 31, fig. 26 and p. 76


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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