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LOT 0029

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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,130 - 1,580
USD ($) 1,230 - 1,730

Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £1,200 (‡+bp*)

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Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £1,200
EGYPTIAN COBRA STATUETTE
3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.
2 3/8 in. (42.9 grams total, 61 mm).

A lead-alloy figurine of the sacred uraeus with coiled body, head raised and hood expanded ready to strike; mounted on a custom-made display stand.

PROVENANCE:
Ex collection of Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899), France.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Andrews, C., Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, pp.34-5.

CONDITION