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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEAD NECKLACE

    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 7TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEAD NECKLACE
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 7TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    With mainly tubular and disc-shaped blue and turquoise glazed composition beads interspersed with amulets including Ptaichos, Bes, the child god Harpocrates, a seated cat, two wedjat-eyes and a circular openwork quadruple wedjat-eye bead; and a glass bead necklace, composed of spherical and disc-shaped beads including 'eye' and mosaic glass beads, 1st millennium B.C. and later, both restrung
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) and 28 in. (71 cm.) long respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a private collection, Germany, late 1970s.