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Coptic carved bone inlay

M96

£225.00

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A carved bone rectangular inlay from a casket or piece of furniture decorated with a bird, deer and hare within stylised scrolling foliage.

Culture
Egypt, Coptic, 6th or 7th Century AD

Size
12 x 4.2 cms

Condition
Lower corner lost, a couple of small chips elsewhere

Provenance
Ex. collection: Joseph Klein, New York, USA; acquired between 1941-1980.

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