London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN HARDSTONE, GLAZED COMPOSITION AND GLASS AMULETS
2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
Including a diorite wedjat-eye; a hardstone heart amulet; an 'Egyptian blue' scaraboid with a recumbent gazelle, rev. divine Men-kheper(?)-ra (Tuthmosis III); a blue faience scaraboid of a praying baboon, rev. maat-feather, New Kingdom; two lapis-lazuli scarabs; a turquoise faience panther head; a double papyrus bundle stamp seal; a djed-pillar; a cornelian amulet; a cornelian 'tooth' amulet; a blue glass frog; a green glass head of Hathor surmounted by shrine; and a jasper figure of Bes, all in later pendant mounts
1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.) long max. (16)
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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