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Lot 0204
Egypt; c. 1000- 400 BC
Extremely hard to find in this seldom-used material. Molded and cold-chiseled details. Two ankh signs carved into base.

Dimensions

1 1/4" (3.2 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 good.

Starting Bid

$200.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Very Rare Large Egyptian Bronze Scarab

Estimate $400 - $1,200Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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