8 June 2004
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE FROG AMULET
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
Pale green in color, depicting two copulating frogs, on an oval integral plinth
1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm.) high
Private Collection, circa 1980.
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