Egyptian Bull's Head with Hieroglyphs
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Lot 0761 Details
Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC. A glazed composition stamp seal or gaming piece in the form of a bull's head with short horns, small ears to the side, muzzle slightly turned up; double collar to the neck with oval seal engraved to the base with the image of a seated male with arms extended towards a large bird with sun-disc to the top; hole through side of bull's head for suspension. 6.41 grams, 30mm (1 1/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired by his father in the 1970s; thence by descent.
Fine condition, one ear chipped.