Lot 41
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An Egyptian Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace, New Kingdom, 1540-1075 B.C.

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace
  • Cornelian, gold
  • Largest pendant 11/16 in. 1.2 cm length as strung together 11 13/16 in. 30 cm.
composed of five solar barque pendants and eight pendants in the shape of a seated baboon, sacred to the god Thoth.

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
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