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Lot 0009
Egypt; c. 3rd-1st century BC
Shades of tan and amber, with green and red accents. A nice, large specimen.

Dimensions

1 5/8” (4.1 cm)
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Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection

Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.
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Condition

Slight chip to tip, otherwise very good.

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Large Egyptian Glass Phallic Amulet

Estimate $250 - $750Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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