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    Sleek Jackal Amulet

    EGYPT. Late Dynastic Period. 26th-30th Dynasties, circa 672-343 BC. Glass amulet of a reclining jackal. A large ancient black glass amulet mounted on a modern (19th-20th century) gold brooch pin plate. The jackal is shown reclining to left, paws forward and head raised, the eyes and inner ears inlayed with lighter-colored glass. In addition to the modern gold mounting, a narrow chain has been added around the jackal's neck. Cf. Flinders-Petrie, Egyptian Amulets, pl. XXXIX, 231g. Loss on amulet at tail, very light wear and a couple spots of reddish deposit present on glass, otherwise intact, attractive and elegant.

    Ex Wolfshead Galleries and Frank Kovacs inventories, 1990s through 2007; with Edward Gans, 1960s-1980s.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    16th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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