11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 4,000
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN EGYPTIAN CARNELIAN, RED JASPER AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACE
NEW KINGDOM TO LATE PERIOD, 1550-343 B.C AND LATER
Centered by a carnelian scarab pendant, interspersed with carnelian and red jasper beads, including four wadjet-eye amulets, one with a cartouche on the reverse for Nebmaatre (Amenhotep III), one engraved with a standing goddess holding a scepter; eight cornflower pendants, and barrel-shaped and biconical beads interspersed with smooth and faceted spherical beads; strung with six modern biconical gold beads and a modern clasp
18½ in. (47 cm.) long
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Molly Morse Limmer
Dr. J. J. Acworth (1853-1927), who visited Egypt in the late 19th Century.
Acquired by the current owner in 1948.
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