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Egyptian Bronze and Alabaster Eye Mount

Antiquities - Egyptian


LOT 402

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 280 - 400
USD ($) 350 - 490
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £225 (EUR 255; USD 314)
EGYPTIAN BRONZE AND ALABASTER EYE MOUNT

Circa 2181 - 2040 BC, First Intermediate Period. A large, cast bronze mount, s-shaped in plan, in the form of an eye with alabaster 'eyeball' insert; supplied with a custom-made display stand. Copper-alloy and alabaster, 16.7 grams, 65 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Footnotes
The wedjat was one of the celestial eyes of the god Horus, representing the sun and moon.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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