Faience and carnelian amulets.
|Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1426. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009.
Sold For $308. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Egyptian, XXVI Dynasty to Roman Period, 664 BC-circa 1st century AD. Amulets of: a)
Bes. Length: 1.4 cm. b)
Hedgehog. Length: 1.4 cm. c) Nefer
hieroglyph (for “beauty” or “goodness”). Length: 2.3 cm. d)
Sebek (crocodile). Length: 2.2 cm. e)
Wedjat (“Eye of Horus”). Length: 2.6 cm. The first four are faience, the last carnelian. Lengths: 1.4-2.3 cm. Good condition, the figure of Bes with a minor area of surface damage, the hedgehog chipped. The Eye of Horus is perhaps modern. Five (5) amulets in lot.