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LOT 0007

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GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 350 - 470
USD ($) 390 - 520

Opening Bid
£270 (EUR 317; USD 352) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Squatting Bes Amulet

Late Period, 664-332 BC

A glazed composition amulet depicting squatting Bes on a rectangular base, hands resting on his knees, leonine facial features with distinctive eyebrows, beard and broad nose, lion's mane detailing to the rear with lion's tail curving to the side; small suspension loop to the back. 11.3 grams, 34mm (1 1/4"). Fine condition.

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