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LOT 0009

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 470
USD ($) 400 - 530

Sold for (Inc. bp): £508

Egyptian Faience Taweret Amulet

Late Period, 664-332 BC

A faience amulet formed as the goddess Taweret in hippopotamus guise, standing on a rectangular base, decorated dorsal pillar, suspension loop above. 6.16 grams, 45mm (1 3/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London gallery; previously with a London art dealer; formerly with S.A.; from a British collection formed in the 1960s-1970s.