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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 193

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE AEGIS

    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, CIRCA 1070-690 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE AEGIS
    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, CIRCA 1070-690 B.C.
    With the head of a goddess, probably Hathor, wearing a broad collar with falcon-headed terminals, a tripartite wig surmounted by a crown of uraei, with traces of inlay in the left eye, mounted
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

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