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CNG 91, Lot: 1739. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Second Intermediate Period to New Kingdom. Circa 1650-1075. Gray glazed steatite scaraboid (23x15mm). Back carved in the shape of a human head, base engraved with a lotus flower flanked by a seated and a standing figure. Cf. Geneva 83 for a similar back. Well carved and intact, pierced for mounting. Rare.

From the Dr. John N. Winnie Collection, purchased from Ancient Art NY on 8/16/01. Ex Dutch Collection.