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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    SIX EGYPTIAN GLAZED STEATITE SCARABS AND A PLAQUE

    NEW KINGDOM-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    SIX EGYPTIAN GLAZED STEATITE SCARABS AND A PLAQUE
    NEW KINGDOM-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    With various mottos and decorative motifs on their flat undersides, the plaque with the cartouche of Neb-Maat-Ra (Amenhotep III), a scarab with the cartouche of Thutmosis III, another inscribed for Ramesses II, all mounted in a 20th Century silver metal Egyptianizing bracelet with seven articulated panels
    Plaque: 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.) long max.; bracelet: 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    with Hagi Houssein Abdelsallam, Cairo.
    Lt. Robert Winthrop collection, USA, acquired from the above 24 June 1942; and thence by descent.