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LOT 0012

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 590 - 820
USD ($) 670 - 930

Sold for (Inc. bp): £635

Egyptian Mummy Bead Mask with Four Sons of Horus

Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC

A restrung netted beadwork panel of annular and tubular glazed composition beads in blues, greens, black, cream and red-brown colours, depicting a mummy face mask with false beard, a scarab with extended wings below, two pairs of facing ‘sons of Horus’ figures beneath the scarab, joined together with areas of open netting of tubular beads. 78 grams, 24cm (9 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Mariaud de Serres, Paris, France, 1990s.