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LOT 0008

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GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,320 - 1,870
USD ($) 1,560 - 2,210

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£1,080 (EUR 1,189; USD 1,401) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Bronze and Glass Mummy Eyes

Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC

A group of two eye inlays from a mummy case, each formed as a white glass panel with raised black glass pupil fitted into a bronze frame with separate bronze eyebrow bar; mounted on a custom-made stand. 176 grams total, 15cm including stand (6"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Acquired from Lennox Gallery Ltd, London, UK, in January 2001.
Literature
See Andrews, C., Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p.69, for discussion.