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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    A LARGE GROUP OF MAINLY GLAZED COMPOSITION EGYPTIAN AMULETS

    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 6TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.

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    Estimate

    A LARGE GROUP OF MAINLY GLAZED COMPOSITION EGYPTIAN AMULETS
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 6TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Including two green and turquoise glazed composition ibis amulets, 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) long max.; a dark blue glazed Bes; three turquoise glazed Ptaichos amulets and two Anubis amulets, 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high max.; a large group of turquoise glazed amulets of deities, 2 in. (5 cm.) high max.; and a blue and white glass 'eye' bead, circa 4th-3rd Century B.C., 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high(a lot)


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    See illustration for 'eye' bead on page 44.

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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of the British musician and composer, Walter Thomas Gaze Cooper (1895-1981).
    Green glazed ibis with ink inscribed label "30/1/35 ... from Bethel Coll".