Egyptian basalt Seqeq amuletE16
A carved brown basalt Seqeq amulet in the form of a plummet.
Egypt, Ptolemaic or Roman period, c. 3rd Century BC to 1st Century AD
2.7 x 1.6 cms
Minor chipping as seen in the photographs
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.