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Lot 0184
Egypt; 1st century BC- 1st century AD
Very intricate composition of a bird's head with micro-mosaic effect of feathers, eye, etc. Very fine.

Dimensions

3/8" (1 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

Good.

Starting Bid

$200.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Small Egyptian Mosaic Glass Inlay Bar of a Bird Head

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