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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 391

    A COLLECTION OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS

    NEW KINGDOM TO ROMAN PERIOD, 16TH CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D.

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    A COLLECTION OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS
    NEW KINGDOM TO ROMAN PERIOD, 16TH CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Including thirteen scarabs of faience, steatite, and carnelian, some with motifs and inscriptions on their undersides; three heart amulets of haematite, carnelian and red jasper; a lapis lazuli vulture; an agate and a carnelian djed-pillar; a black stone facing head; a carnelian mano fica, a carnelian head, and a red jasper crouching deity; all mounted together in a modern Egyptian revival gold necklace
    15 in. (38.1 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The necklace created in Paris, late 1960s.
    Japanese Private Collection, 1980s.