An Egyptian green glazed composition amulet of Ptaichos
Lot 326*
An Egyptian green glazed composition amulet of Ptaichos
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
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An Egyptian green glazed composition amulet of Ptaichos An Egyptian green glazed composition amulet of Ptaichos An Egyptian green glazed composition amulet of Ptaichos
Lot Details
An Egyptian green glazed composition amulet of Ptaichos
Late Period, circa 600-30 B.C.
The dwarf-god holding snakes in each hand, a scarab on his head, with Nephthys and Isis standing to either side, the reverse with the winged goddess Nut wearing a sun disc, all standing on two crocodiles, atop on integral base, 2½in (6.3cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    With John Cherones (1946-2000), New York, acquired during the 1970s. Gifted to the present owners circa 1995.

    Literature:
    Cf. C.Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, pp. 38-39, no. 35a.
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