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LOT 0010

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(1 Bid, Reserve not met)   |   Current bid: £200
LARGE EGYPTIAN FAIENCE PAPYRUS AMULET PENDANT
LATE PERIOD, 664-332 B.C.
2 1/2 in. (11 grams, 66 mm).

With stylised incised lotus petal detailing to base and neck; ribbed suspension loop.

PROVENANCE:
with Bonhams, Antiquities, 21 October 1999, no.432-436.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Petrie, W.M.F., Amulets. Illustrated by the Egyptian Collection in University College, London, 1914, pl.II, no.20d, for a similar example.

CONDITION