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LOT 1198

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1

Western Asiatic Sumerian Lapis Lazuli Kneeling Female Amulet

3rd-2nd millennium BC

A carved lapis lazuli amulet of a kneeling female deity, her elongated arms wrapped around her legs, hands resting against her knees, stylised facial features with prominent nose; pierced for suspension. 7.62 grams, 24mm (1"). Fine condition. Extremely rare. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Ex private London, UK, collection, 1970-1990; seen by Professor Wilfrid George Lambert in the 1990s.