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Lot 0074
Egypt; 1st Millenium BC
Well carved miniature or amulet of gleaming stone. Larger and finer than the usual.

Dimensions

1 3/16" (3 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

Excellent.

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A Fine Egyptian Haematite Miniature Headrest

Estimate $300 - $900Oct 15, 2017