London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULET
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The the standing figure of a naked woman wearing tripartite wig, her arms upraised, surmounted by a head of Bes, a squatting baboon and standing figure of Bes either side, standing on three papyri, pierced for suspension
3½ in. (9 cm.) high
Formerly in a French private collection, early 1980s.
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