London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
THREE EGYPTIAN IRIDESCENT GLASS SONS OF HORUS
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Jackal-headed Duamutef, human-headed Imsety, and baboon-headed Hapi, each depicted mummiform wearing sun-disc
1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high max (3)
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; gifted by Dr. Keimer in 1954-1955.
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Antikensmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig und Museum August Kestner Hannover, Köstlichkeiten aus Kairo!, 2008, nos 105 a & b.
Exhibition catalogue, Köstlichkeiten aus Kairo!, Antikensmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig und Museum August Kestner Hannover, 2008, p. 146, nos 105 a & b.
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The illustration for lot 51 has been mis-labelled as lot 50 in the printed and online catalogue.
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