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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 126

    A LARGE GROUP OF EGYPTIAN HARDSTONE AND GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULETS

    NEW KINGDOM-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1380-30 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE GROUP OF EGYPTIAN HARDSTONE AND GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULETS
    NEW KINGDOM-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1380-30 B.C.
    Including a bone forepart of a lion, 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) long; a turquoise glazed composition snake amulet; a yellow glazed Bes; a turquoise glazed hare; two turquoise glazed Tueris amulets; two Ptaichos amulets, 1 7/8 in. (4.5 cm.) high max.; a wedjat-eye, rev. maat-feather; a blue glazed Horus falcon pendant; a bronze seated cat pendant; a pale blue glazed ring with attached Sekhmet aegis; a 'black' glass two fingers amulet, 3 in. (7.4 cm.) high, all 1st millennium B.C.; a green glazed steatite baboon seal fragment, rev. "... wife, Neferi ...", circa 1380 B.C.; a blue glazed composition Tueris pendant, circa 1340 B.C.; a red jasper seated Horus child pendant, circa 1300 B.C., 5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) high max.; and a large group of other amulets, 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high max.(a lot)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of the British musician and composer, Walter Thomas Gaze Cooper (1895-1981).