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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 130

    AN EGYPTIAN PALE GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULET OF THOTH

    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

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    AN EGYPTIAN PALE GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULET OF THOTH
    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The ibis-headed god striding forward with left leg advanced, arms at his side, wearing tripartite wig, broad collar and short kilt, beak restored, mounted
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a British private collection, acquired in the 1950s.