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Lot 0213
Egypt; Ptolemaic Period, c. 2nd- 1st century BC
A sizable example of a classic hellenistic type, with duck or goose head side loops and hinged lid of a male head.

Dimensions

9 3/8" (23.5 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

Lid possibly not belonging (but ancient), otherwise good.

Starting Bid

$500.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Large Egyptian Bronze Oil Lamp

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Estimate $1,000 - $3,000
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