26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN SILVER AMULET IN THE FORM OF A PANTHER'S HEAD
NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 14TH CENTURY B.C.
The frontal head with electrum inlaid eyes, a panther intaglio with its head turned backwards on the reverse, pierced through the centre
3/8 in. (1 cm.) high
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Animals, 1986, II, no. 34.
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