Lot 37
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An Egyptian Pale Blue Faience Amulet of Thoth, 26th/ 30th Dynasty, 664-342 B.C.

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5,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Pale Blue Faience Amulet of Thoth
  • Faience
  • Height 2 3/4 in. 7 cm.
the ibis-headed god striding on a rectangular base with recess, perhaps for an insertion, behind the back pillar, and wearing a pleated kilt and striated tripartite wig, a small pendant loop on the wig’s right side, a ribbed simulated suspension hole on the pillar, the head finely modeled.

Provenance

Jacques Shulman B.V., Amsterdam
E. DeVries, Rotterdam, acquired from the above in 1973
Galerie.2000, Rotterdam, Fall exhibition, September-October, 1983, no. 536
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