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LOT 0513

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GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 290 - 410
USD ($) 330 - 470

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£240 (EUR 282; USD 320) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Faience Triad Amulet

Saite Period, 624-525 BC

A pale blue faience Osirian Triad amulet depicting Nephthys, Horus and Isis standing side-by-side on an integral plinth against a back pillar, each goddess wearing a tightly-fitted sheath and a headdress with her attribute, each holding one of the divine child's hands, top ribbed suspension loop; flat backed. 7.3 grams, 36mm (1 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a West Sussex, UK, gentleman; acquired from a North London gallery, previously in an early 20th century, Home Counties, UK, collection.

Literature
See Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number: 17.194.2444, for similar; see Petrie, W.M.F., Amulets. London, 1914, pl. XXVII, no. 152a-b, for similar.