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LOT 0008

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 480 - 720
USD ($) 520 - 780

Sold for: £475
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Romano-Egyptian Harpokrates Amulet

30 BC-332 AD

A blue glazed composition amuletic plaque with painted details depicting nude Harpokrates, Horus-the-child, standing on two crocodiles and holding a snake in each hand, sidelock of youth detailed in black, a staff with lotus flower and double plumes to the right and a smaller staff with sun disc to the left. 46.2 grams, 62mm (2 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a London lady; from her family collection formed in the 1970s.