Egyptian Amulet of a Cobra in Lapis Lazuli

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

A detailed Egyptian amulet made of vivid lapis lazuli, of a rearing cobra, evident by its dilated hood. The undulating snake sits on a rectangular base and has a loop for suspension to the top. Detailing has been added through the use of incised patterning, especially to the snake’s hood.

Date: Circa 664 – 30 BC
Period: Late Period – Ptolemaic Period

Object History

Provenance: Property of a South West London gentleman; acquired by his father in the 1970s; by descent 1986.

Object Condition

Condition: Excellent. Some natural encrustation.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    H:1.7 x D:1.3 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James