26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN STRIPED TURQUOISE FAIENCE AMULET OF A STRIDING APE
DYNASTY XXVI/EARLY PTOLEMAIC, 600-300 B.C.
With left leg forward, arms by sides, decorated with short darker blue hatched strokes, the vertical tail forming the back pillar with suspension loop above, feet missing, mounted
2 in. (5.1 cm.) high
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