Egyptian faience ram amuletE12
A green glazed faience amulet depicting a reclining ram.
Egypt, Late Dynastic period, 730-332 BC
1.4 x 2.4 cms
A small chip to one horn, some remnants of wax on the base which are easily removed
Ex. Collection: Gustave Mustaki, Alexandria, Egypt; acquired mid 20th Century and exported under license of the Egyptian government.
Mustaki was a prolific antiquities collector, pieces from his collection are held by several major museums including the British Museum and Getty Museum.
The items being offered by Helios Gallery have remained in the Mustaki family and are being sold for the first time since their acquisition in Egypt.