Egyptian Green Faience Aegis

SKU: MS.0094

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Late Period, 664 BC to 332 BC
Dimensions: 2.625" Height (6.7 cm)
Medium: Faience

Amen-Re is seen here taking on the form of a ram, wearing a striated tripartite wig and sun disc fronted by an uraeus that, in turn, wears horns and a disc, all surmounting an elaborate broad collar with two perforations near the base of the collar.

with Blumka Gallery, New York, 1975. Harer Family Trust Collection 1975-2005. Ancient Egyptian Art From The Harer Family Trust Collection; Christie's, New York, 9 December 2005, lot 39

Worn flaked chips around the top of the sun disc. Another chip on the reverse of the piece along the lower edge of the wig, otherwise in good condition with some minor encrustation. With a mount.

Exhibition catalogue, G.D. Scott, III, Temple, Tomb and Dwelling: Egyptian Antiquities from the Harer Family Trust Collection, San Bernardino, 1992, p. 61, no. 33B.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, periodically 1986-1991.
San Bernardino, University Art Gallery, California State University and elsewhere, Temple, Tomb and Dwelling: Egyptian Antiquities from the Harer Family Trust Collection, 8 January-30 December 1992.

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