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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    AN 'EGYPTIAN BLUE' HEART SCARAB

    NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1550-1086 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN 'EGYPTIAN BLUE' HEART SCARAB
    NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1550-1086 B.C.
    Flat-backed, pierced for attachment, 3 in. (7.5 cm.) long; a dark stone heart scarab, Late New Kingdom, circa 1069-664 B.C., 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long; four polychrome glass bangles, late Roman/early Islamic, circa 3rd-8th Century A.D., 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) diam. max.; and three Sassanian cornelian pendant amulets, each with linear decoration, circa 4th-7th Century A.D., 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) wide max. (9)


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    Provenance

    English private collection, acquired by the present owner's great grandfather whose collection was formed in the late 19th Century.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY