9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
LOTS 58-69, 71-80
TWO EGYPTIAN GLAZED STEATITE AMULETS
NEW KINGDOM, DYANSTY XVIII-XIX, 1550-1196 B.C.
One with a squatting baboon in relief on the obverse, the reverse inscribed in hieroglyphs with two cartouches containing the names of the Pharaohs Sety I and Ramesses II; and an openwork wadjet-eye perforated for suspension, the underside inscribed in two lines of hieroglyphs, the first group, not within a cartouche, spelling one of the names of Hatshepsut
Baboon: 7/8 in. (2.3 cm.) long (2)
Baboon: William Ward, 1960s.
D. Corsett, Arizona, 1996.
Wadjet-eye: with William Fagan, Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
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