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Ancient Egyptian Glazed Steatite Plaque With A Wedjat Eye

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1321906
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This is a nice steatite plaque for Osorkon II or Shoshenq III, but it
could be also Rameses II or Setnakhte. The back is incised with a Wedjat Eye.

For comparable back, see:
- H. R. Hall, Catalogue of Egyptian Scarabs, etc., in the British Museum, No. 2439
- Petrie, William Matthew Flinders. Scarabs and Cylinders with Names. Pl. L.22.7.1
(attributed to Shoshenq III) or the same scarab as UC13063 in the internet database of the Petrie Museum

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom - Third Intermediate Period, ca. 19th - 22nd Dynasty, ca. 1293 - 715 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 1,5 cm; c. 0.6 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: private collection (Canada), formed before 1980

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