Egyptian glass poppy seed-head amuletCS43
A dark blue glass amulet in the form of a poppy seed-head.
Egypt, New Kingdom, late 2nd Millennium BC
1.8 x 0.8 cms
Light chipping as shown
Ex. collection: John Ingels, Leksand, Sweden (1925-2016), thence by family descent; acquired in the 1960’s. Ingels was a traveller and film-maker, producing “Egyptian Monuments” in 1962 with the purpose of saving the Abu Simbel temple. His antiquities collection was exhibited on several occasions in Leksand (Sweden) during the 1970’s-1990’s.