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Lot 0175
Egypt; 1st century BC- 1st century AD
Depicting the curled detail of an eye of Horus. It is black and yellow, on a deep blue, turquoise, yellow, and red ground. Good size.


1" (2.5 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.



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An Egyptian Mosaic Glass Inlay Bar

Estimate $200 - $600Oct 15, 2017
Providence, RI, USA