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An Egyptian Plaque With Antelope and Hathor Sistrum PUBLISHED


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1295912
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Beautiful published glazed steatite plague. One side bears the head of Hathor as a sistrum, flanked by two uraei.
The other side depicts a crouching antelope flanked by two branches.

The plaque is published in “Scarabs and Design Amulets, A Glimpse of Ancient Egypt in Miniature“, no. 208, 1991
(see pictures).

For similar representation of a Hathor sistrum see:
Petrie Museum, UC47022
Rowe, Catal. plate XXIV, SE-VB. 7 and VOB. 1
Hornung/Staehelin, Skarabäen und andere Siegelamulette aus Basler Sammlungen, no. 675

For similar representation of a antelope between branches see:
Matouk, Corpus du scarabee Egyptien, II, no. 717-719

Date: New Kingdom, 18th. to 20th. Dyn. c 1570-1070 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 1,5 cm; c. 0.6 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: ex Royal-Athena Galleries, prior nfa Auction, New York (December 11, 1991)

The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.