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Egyptian large steatite seal

E410

£600.00

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A large rectangular steatite seal decorated with an openwork relief depicting Isis and Horus. The base is decorated with a palm tree being scaled by monkeys.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
2.9 x 2.3 cms

Condition
Upper edge of top chipped, otherwise 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.

Published: Egyptian Antiquities, Charles Ede Ltd, 2012; item 37.

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