Lot 39
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An Egyptian Carnelian and Agate Bead and Pendant Necklace, 3rd Intermediate Period, 1075-716 B.C.

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30,000 - 50,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Carnelian and Agate Bead and Pendant Necklace
  • Cornelian, agate
  • Largest pendant 1 1/4 in. 5.7 cm. length as strung together 16 in. 40.6 cm.
composed of alternating djed-pillars and heart amulets graduated in size, and interspersed with bi-conical beads, a large heart amulet pendant in the center.

Provenance

Goddard and Josephine DuBois, acquired in Egypt circa 1901-1907
Dr. Goddard DuBois, San Diego

Exhibited

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, circa 1920-1940
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1945-1965
Museum of Man, San Diego, 1968

Catalogue Note

Cf. W. and E. Rudolph, Ancient Jewelry from the Collection of Burton Y. Berry, Bloomington, Indiana, 1973, no. 18, for the agate djed-pillar.
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