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Lot 0021
An Egyptian light blue faience amulet of Taweret, Late Period, c. 664-30 BC, with the head of a hippopotamus and her pregnant belly framed by her hands. Wonderfully detailed face and decoration on back, with suspension loop on back, H: 1 3/5 in (4.1cm). Ex Dorset, England private collection acquired while working for a telegraph company in Egypt in the 1920`s; thence by descent.

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Egyptian light blue faience amulet of Taweret

Estimate $250 - $400Oct 19