29 October 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 646
GBP 500 - GBP 800
AN EGYPTIAN PALE BLUE GLASS INLAY
GRAECO-ROMAN, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C./A.D.
Of a lion-headed snake; a group of faience and glass amulets including an ear, a clenched fist, a Hathor-headed sistrum, seated Isis, two phalluses, and a miniature lamp, all Graeco-Roman, circa 2nd Century B.C./A.D., 1 in. (2.6 cm.) high av.; and other faience, glass and stone amulets, including an addorsed bull and lion, lion with feathered headdress, and sun disks, mainly Late Period-Ptolemaic, circa 6th-1st Century B.C., ¾ in. (1.8 cm.) high av.(a lot)
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