Egyptian New Kingdom red jasper earring

E154

£130.00

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A carved and polished red jasper pennanular earring.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom, c. 1550-1050 BC

Size
1.7 x 0.7 cms

Condition
Intact apart from very minor surface chipping

Provenance
Ex. collection: John Ingels, Leksand, Sweden (1925-2016), thence by family descent; acquired in the 1960’s. Ingels was a traveller and film-maker, producing “Egyptian Monuments” in 1962 with the purpose of saving the Abu Simbel temple. His antiquities collection was exhibited on several occasions in Leksand (Sweden) during the 1970’s-1990’s.

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