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Lot 0114
**Originally Listed At $150**

Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1550 to 712 BCE. A fantastic black steatite amulet in the form of a sphinx. Beyond its most famous incarnation at Giza, the sphinx was a guardian figure in ancient Egypt, often lining the tops of tombs or walkways leading to tombs. Size: 1.5" W (3.8 cm)

Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection acquired before 2000

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Lucite for display purposes only. Loss to loop on back of sphinx. A hole has been drilled through the lower body for attachment. Light surface scratching and wear. Nicely preserved form.

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Rare Egyptian Steatite Amulet in Form of Sphinx

Estimate $250 - $375Feb 26, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA