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LOT 0009

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EGYPTO-PHOENICIAN LAPIS LAZULI SCARAB WITH CARTOUCHE FOR THUTMOSE III
LATE 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
1 in. (7.4 grams, 25 mm).

With carapace detailing to obverse, plaque with intaglio cartouche for the throne name of Thutmose III, winged scarab and fronds flanking.

PROVENANCE:
Private collection of Mr S.A., Switzerland, 1990s, thence by descent.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate no.12127-211877.

LITERATURE:
Cf. similar item in the British Museum collection under accession no.1888,0512.99.

CONDITION