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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 201

    A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN BRONZE EYE INLAYS

    EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN BRONZE EYE INLAYS
    EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Probably from an anthropoid sarcophagus, the almond-shaped eyes with long cosmetic lines, bronze irises and traces of inlay in corner, mounted
    2¾ in. (7 cm.) long each (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the European art market, prior to 1990.