• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 40 A

    AN EGYPTIAN 'MUMMY' BEAD NECKLACE WITH ATTACHED TRIPLE BRONZE OSIRIS

    1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND PTOLEMAIC PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN 'MUMMY' BEAD NECKLACE WITH ATTACHED TRIPLE BRONZE OSIRIS
    1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND PTOLEMAIC PERIOD
    The triple bronze Osiris, 5 cm. high; a green stone heart scarab, 5.8 cm. high; and a quantity of mainly turquoise glazed composition amulets, including a seated baboon, ibis-headed Thoth and a cat-headed goddess, mainly Late Period-Ptolemaic, circa 6th-1st Century B.C., 4.5 cm. high av. (18)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 685 (item 1) and 712 (Djed-pillar).