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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 224

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FALCON INLAY

    NEW KINGDOM, 1570-1070 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FALCON INLAY
    NEW KINGDOM, 1570-1070 B.C.
    The seated falcon-headed deity Re-Horakhty wearing sun disk, 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high; and a group including the upper part of a turquoise glazed composition female figurine wearing tripartite wig, New Kingdom, 1570-1070 B.C., 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) high; a greyish-blue glass plaque fragment, recessed for star inlay (inlay now missing), circa 1st Century B.C./A.D., 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) long; the upper part of a turquoise glazed composition leonine goddess, 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) high; two turquoise glazed composition 'Sons of Horus' inlays, 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high max.; and six turquoise glazed composition uninscribed fragmentary shabtis, all circa 6th-1st Century B.C., 2 in. (5 cm.) high max.(a lot)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Gaston Maspero (1846-1916).


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