EGYPTIAN GLAZED STEATITE SCARAB WITH THE ORIGINAL GOLD OF A RING.
Ancient Egypt. c. 1400 BC
A glazed steatite scarab in original gold setting for a swivel ring.
Dimensions: 2,1 CM LARGE.
Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection, USA.
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.
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- Αρχαία Αιγυπτιακή
- Αιγυπτιακή γυάλινη πέτρα Scarab και αυθεντικό χρυσό δαχτυλίδι Bezel. ΜΕΓΑΛΟ 2 CM
- Αιώνες/χρονική περίοδος
- c. 1400 BC
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