London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
TWO EGYPTIAN IRIDESCENT BLUE GLASS MOURNING ISIS AMULETS
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Each kneeling figure wearing a collar, a throne headdress, her hand to her head in mourning attitude
1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high (2)
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, no. 107a.
Exhibition catalogue, Köstlichkeiten aus Kairo!, Antikensmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig und Museum August Kestner Hannover, 2008, p. 147, no. 107a.
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The illustration for lot 50 has been mis-labelled as lot 51 in the printed and online catalogue.
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