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Egyptian faience Horus falcon

E175

£250.00

Out of stock

A dark blue glazed faience flat-backed amulet or necklace component in the form of a Horus falcon.

Culture
Egypt, Ptolemaic or Roman periods, c. 3rd Century BC to 1st Century AD

Size
2.8 x 1.9 cms

Condition
Suspension loop/crown above head lost

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Wimbledon, UK; acquired Bonhams Fine Antiquities, 7th July 2016 (lot 252). Formerly in the collection of Millard and Mary Sheets, California, USA; acquired in Egypt during the 1960’s.
Millard Owen Sheets (1907-1989) was a significant Californian artist, for further information please see:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millard_Sheets

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