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Lot 0039
Egypt; Late Period, 716-30 BC
Displaying vivid green and blue areas of iridescence. A gem.

Dimensions

1.8’ (4.7cm) high.
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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

Very good.

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A Highly Iridescent Egyptian Glass Deity Inlay

Estimate $300 - $900Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA