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A Group of 3 Egyptian Gold Wedjat Eye Amulets

Lot 0025
Egypt; Late Period, 716-30 BC
Three small, finely crafted eyes of Horus, each pierced longitudinally for suspension.


largest: 1/2” (1.3 cm)

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.


Very good.

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A Group of 3 Egyptian Gold Wedjat Eye Amulets

Estimate $300 - $900Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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