• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 346

    AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY AMULET MOULD WITH CARTOUCHE OF RAMESSES II

    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX, CIRCA 1279-1213 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY AMULET MOULD WITH CARTOUCHE OF RAMESSES II
    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX, CIRCA 1279-1213 B.C.
    Oval, with cartouche of the birth name of Ramesses II; another with cartouche of Merenptah; another with cartouche of Amen-Ra surmounted with two Maat feathers; and a pottery mould for an elongated bead decorated with concentric circles, all New Kingdom, circa 1550-1069 B.C.
    2¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high max. (4)


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    See also lots 153, 154, 166, 252, 255, 302, 306, 336 and 364.

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    Provenance

    Reputedly found around the Bayariya Oasis, Egypt, in the 1930s.
    Formerly in the collection of the German archaeologist and architect Udo Schwalm (1905-1994), formed between the 1930s and the 1970s.