London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE FAIENCE CAT-HEADED GAMING PIECE
NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1100-900 B.C.
And nine other gaming pieces, six conical and three reel-shaped, ¾ in. (1.9 cm.) high av.; and a group of fifteen glazed composition amulets including a ram's head of Amun with sun disk, two wedjat-eyes, one openwork wedjat-eye, a miniature offering-table, a miniature shrine containing a cobra with papyrus columns on each side and 'rope' pattern on the back, another shrine, two hands, and a plaque of Khnum holding a was-sceptre, Third Intermediate Period-Ptolemaic, circa 1000-300 B.C., 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high av. (25)
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