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Egyptian glass and alabaster sarcophagus eye inlay, ex. Ernest Chantre

E157

£400.00

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A right eye inlay from a large and ornate sarcophagus made from black glass and alabaster.
Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
1.8 x 5.3 cms

Condition
Fragment as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Ernest Chantre (1843-1924), Lyon, France. Chantre was a prominent French archaeologist of the late 19th Century.

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