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LOT 0003

GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,730 - 2,310
USD ($) 1,900 - 2,540

Current bid: £1,400 (+bp*)
(3 Bids, Reserve met)

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(3 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £1,400
LATE PERIOD, 664-332 B.C.
2 3/8 in. (45 grams, 62 mm).

Olive-green glazed composition amulet with triad of deities: Isis and Nephthys wearing their usual headdresses, flanking Harpocrates with his side-lock; all three with hands joined; ribbed suspension loop above.

Part of an old collection dating back to the 19th century.
Ex property of a gentleman, acquired before the 1980s.
Private collection of Mr T.H., Norfolk, UK.

Cf. Petrie, W.M.F., Amulets. Illustrated by the Egyptian Collection in University College, London, 1914, pl.XXVII, no.152b, for a similar example.