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Lot 0160
Egypt; Ptolemaic- Roman Period, 2nd- 4th century BC
Rare 14-sided object, probably a weight, each side stamped with a mark and numerous dots. Deeply patinated.


greatest width: 1 3/8" (3.5 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.


Very good.

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A Large Polyhedral Egyptian Bronze Die or Weight

Estimate $150 - $450Oct 15, 2017