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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 225

    A GROUP OF MAINLY EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE 'FAIENCE' BEADS, SCARABS, WEDJAT-EYES, CORNELIAN BEADS AND TWO GLAZED STEATITE SCARABS

    MAINLY NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII/XIX, CIRCA 1550-1070 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF MAINLY EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE 'FAIENCE' BEADS, SCARABS, WEDJAT-EYES, CORNELIAN BEADS AND TWO GLAZED STEATITE SCARABS
    MAINLY NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII/XIX, CIRCA 1550-1070 B.C.
    Including a green glazed steatite fish scaraboid, rev. "Lord of the Two Lands"; a cowroid, rev. Hathor sistrum and twin cobras; another cowroid, rev. aquatic signs(?); a turquoise 'faience' fragmentary cartouche of Men(kheper)ra; a group of turquoise 'faience' scaraboids, wedjat eyes, lentoid, discoid and spherical beads including two turquoise-blue beads in the form of lotus petals; and a group of cornelian spherical and biconical beads(a lot)
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high max.


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Gaston Maspero (1846-1916).