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Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1479 to 1425 BCE. A faience glazed steatite cowroid (cowrie-shell-shaped) with the royal cartouche of Tutmosis III. This was a fertility amulet calling upon the power of the king and is pierced laterally for suspension. Size: 0.55" W (1.4 cm)
Provenance: ex Hank Johnson collection, Denver, Colorado, USA; ex HD-Enterprise, Denver, Colorado, USA, acquired from the estate of Philip Mitry, Cairo, Egypt, collected in the 1950s
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