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Egyptian faience Sekhmet counterpoise amulet

E201

£300.00

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A green glazed faience amulet in the form of a necklace counterpoise surmounted by an aegis and the profile head of Sekhmet wearing a solar disc. The round base is decorated with a floral pattern above which is a moulded figure of a standing goddess holding a staff.

Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
4.9 x 1.7 cms

Condition
Intact as shown

Provenance
Ex. collection: Rodney Watts, London, UK; acquired by his father in the early 20th Century.

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