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LOT 0002

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GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,240 - 3,360
USD ($) 2,450 - 3,680

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£1,800 (EUR 2,017; USD 2,206) (‡+bp*)

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EGYPTIAN AMULET COLLECTION
NEW KINGDOM-LATE PERIOD, 1550-332 B.C.
1/2 - 1 in. (14.3 grams total, 14-27 mm).

A mixed group of glazed composition amulets and beads comprising: white rectangular bead with Tilapia fish in high-relief and two cobras flanking a hem ideogram; turquoise frog on heater-shaped base with serpent to the underside; green scaraboid with wedjat to the carapace, Hathor sistrum with cow's horns to the underside; green ram-headed scaraboid with hieroglyphs to the underside; green cylinder with scarab motif; green wedjat with a cartouche of Thutmose III to the reverse; green rectangular bead with djed pillar flanked by ostrich feathers and incuse hieroglyphs to the reverse. [7]

PROVENANCE:
Two amulets with Bonhams, London, Knightsbridge, UK, 3 October 2000, lot 385 [Part].
Private Swiss collection.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate no.11593-198956.
Accompanied by a copy of the relevant Bonhams catalogue pages.

LITERATURE:
See Andrews, C., Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, for discussion.

CONDITION