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Lot 0056
Egypt; Ptolemaic Period, 3rd- 1st century BC
Though known for amulet form versions, examples of inlay are very rare. Blue matrix with colorful, strategically placed mosaic eyes.

Dimensions

1" (2.5 cm)


Provenance:
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.

Condition

Very good

Starting Bid

$100.00

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  • 25%

An Egyptian Glass Phallic Inlay

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Providence, RI 02860
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