5 December 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTOR
THREE EGYPTIAN AMULETS
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
Including a blue faience openwork wedjat-eye, the back with a cartouche containing the prenomen of Amenhotep III, Neb-maat-Re, perforated; a blue faience amulet, Amarna Period, flat backed, in the form of a seated Horus the Child or an Amarna prince or princess, the right forefinger raised to the lips, wearing the side-lock of youth, a fragmentary suspension loop at the back; and a carnelian wedjat-eye, a ridged suspension loop above
Largest: 1 1/16 in. (2.6 cm.) long (3)
Faience wedjat-eye: Bedelle Jewelry Collection, Boston, 1967.
Others: Joseph Handy Collection, Massachusetts, 1967.
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