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Sumerian calcite head amulet, ex. KJ Hewett

W66

£150.00

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A calcite amulet in the form of a head with recessed eyes. The amulet is pierced vertically for suspension.

Culture
Mesopotamia, Sumerian, late 4th to mid 3rd Millennium BC

Size
2.2 x 2.2 cms

Condition
Losses as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. private collection, UK; given to the former owner by the dealer K J Hewett (London, UK, 1919-1994). Formerly acquired in Sothebys during the 1960’s-1980’s.

Remnants of a label and mid 20th Century illegible ink inscription on the rear

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