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Lot 52: A pair of Egyptian steatite scarabs
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A pair of Egyptian steatite scarabs. The first is a 2nd Intermediate type, c. 1750 1570 BC, with well-carved body and base with large Eye of Horus above three Nefer signs, all for protection and good fortune. 14 x 9mm. The second is a New Kingdom type, c. 1570 1075 BC, the body well-formed with signs pertaining to Amun-Re on the base. 17 x 12mm. Remains of greenish glaze. Both holed lengthwise for suspension and nice examples. Ex Hamdy Sakr collection; previously in the private collection of Alex Anckonie III, acquired during his time in the Navy in the 1960's - 1970's.
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