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An extremely large Egyptian Faience seal 7,4 cm

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1265584
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This is a really large faience seal (7,4 cm) in form of a bunch of reeds or
vegetable stalks. It is the largest example I have ever seen. For smaller
parallels of this type of seal see:

- Carol Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, 1994, page 54 (British Museum EA17826)
- B. Van Rinsveld, Goden en godinnen van het Oude Egypte - Dieux et déesses de
l'Ancienne Égypte, Bruxelles 1994, 40-41

Date: New Kingdon, ca. 1550 - 1070 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 7,4 cm; c. 2.91 inches
Condition: chipped
Provenance: private French collection, formed before 1980.

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