29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
FOUR EGYPTIAN STONE AND GLAZED COMPOSITION SCARABS
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD-LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 10TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Two of green stone, one of mottled grey stone and one glazed composition, each naturalistically modelled, all uninscribed
1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) long max. (4)
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