Amulets: parts of mammals
The hieroglyphic value in writing, rather than the form, is often the key
to the meaning of these amulets, for example nefer 'beautiful'; zema 'unite';
|ib - heart||a few examples belong to the New Kingdom, most early datable examples to the Twenty-first Dynasty, then popular in the Late Period|
|nefer||attested in the New Kingdom|
|zema||attested in the Twenty-sixth Dynasty|
datings: Müller-Winkler 1987: 209-246
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