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Lot 0047
Egypt; Late Period, 716-30 BC
A lovely, finely modeled seated lion carved from a hard green stone.

Dimensions

5/8” (1.6 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.
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Condition

Suspension loop lacking, else very good.

Starting Bid

$100.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

An Egyptian Stone Amulet of a Lion

Auction ended on Sun, Oct 15, 2017
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Estimate $200 - $600
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