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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 232

    A GROUP OF FIFTY-THREE EGYPTIAN SCARABS

    MIDDLE KINGDOM TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000-30 B.C.

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    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FIFTY-THREE EGYPTIAN SCARABS
    MIDDLE KINGDOM TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000-30 B.C.
    Of stone, faience, glazed steatite and frit, the undersides engraved with various motifs and characters
    Largest: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) long (53)


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    Provenance

    Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946).