Egyptian Lotus Amulet Carved in Lapis

GBP 200.00

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Object Description

An Ancient Egyptian amuletic bead finely carved in the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli, depicting a lotus flower. Each petal has been beautifully rendered through a series of incised lines to the front of the amulet, while the reverse appears flat and unworked. The amulet has been pierced longitudinally for suspension, now partially filled with earthly encrustations.

Date: Circa 1069-332 BC

Period: Third Intermediate – Late Period

Object Condition

Condition: Fine, complete and intact. Some earthly encrustations.

Object Details

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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

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