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Lot 0123
Egypt; c. 1st century BC
The corpulent fellow with houndstooth pattern spines. Underneath, an intaglio of a camel.

Dimensions

1 7/16 (3.7 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 nice.

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A Stone Amulet of a Hedgehog with Intaglio

Estimate $150 - $450Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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