Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE AMULET OF MAYHES
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 304-30 B.C.
Pale blue-green in color, the lion-headed deity wearing a kilt and an atef-crown, his mane covering the lappets of his tripartite wig, standing on an integral plinth, the back pillar perforated
1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high
Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1955-1965.
A German Private Collection; Sotheby's, New York, 7 December 2001, lot 12 (part).
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