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Lot 0070
Egypt; Coptic Period, c. 4th- 6th century AD
Made of bronze with circular embedments of a different metal. Unusual.


7/8" (2.2 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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An Egyptian Coptic Multi-Metal Cross Amulet

Estimate $150 - $450Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA