• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 347

    NINE EGYPTIAN AMULETS

    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    NINE EGYPTIAN AMULETS
    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Including an 'Egyptian blue' Bes head amulet, Dynasty XVIII, circa 1360-1300 B.C.; a turquoise glazed composition seated queen or goddess; a turquoise glazed composition 'duck' seal, rev. Hathor sistrum and snakes; a lapis lazuli amulet of a striding four-headed ram, representing the form of Banebdjedet of Mendes; a turquoise faience kneeling Shu amulet; and a glass Ptah amulet, all 7th-1st Century B.C.
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) long max. (9)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in an early 20th Century European collection.