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AN EGYPTIAN STEATITE INSCRIBED AMULETIC OBELISK

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AN EGYPTIAN STEATITE INSCRIBED AMULETIC OBELISK

LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN STEATITE INSCRIBED AMULETIC OBELISK LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C. With columns of hieroglyphs reading: "The Controller of the Fields, the Controller of the Wine production of Ra, Iry", 1½ in. (3.7 cm.) high; and a group of eight steatite and other black stone and glass amulets, including djed-pillar, double feathers, heart, double fingers (repaired), papyrus column, a standing statuette of Tueris, all Late Period, circa 6th-1st Century B.C., 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high max.; and a polished black stone protective baetuli amulet in the form of an axe-head, Dynasty VI or later, 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) high (10)
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Lot Essay

Item ten: cf. Sir W. M. Flinders Petrie, Amulets, Warminster, 1972, pl. XV, 123c for a black jasper baetuli.

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