Egyptian large faience double-sided seal

E81

£800.00

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An unusually large double-sided blue-glazed faience seal, pierced vertically for suspension. One side depicts a gazelle below a seated figure, the other shows a sphinx and a standing figure among other subjects.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom, probably 18th Dynasty, c. 1550-1292 BC

Size
4.2 x 2.9 cms

Condition
Surface chipping as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Bordeaux, France; acquired mid to late 20th Century

Supplied with a custom-made swivel display stand

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