Egyptian large rectangular fish seal

E203

£500.00

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A large rectangular steatite seal decorated with a Nile perch. The base is incised with a figure of Bes among a frame of concentric circles.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
2.4 x 3.3 cms

Condition
Intact as seen in the photographs

Provenance
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.

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