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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULET OF HORUS

    CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULET OF HORUS
    CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Realistically modelled with detailed feathers, the wing tips crossed over the tail feathers, ribbed suspension loop, mounted
    1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGs 4.5); acquired from D. T. Bowring, London, April 1982.


    Saleroom Notice

    The illustration for lot 88 has been mis-labelled as lot 87 in the printed catalogue.