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EX. CHRISTIE'S Ancient Egyptian Meroitic Carnelian Ram Head Amulet - 200 BC

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Seller: artancientltd (9,300) 99.6%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 391637750329 Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge A rare and very well provenanced ancient Egyptian Meroitic amulet, in the form of a ram's head, dating to around 200 BC. Please note that this piece is different to the vast majority of ancient amulets advertised for sale online. This is a genuine example with a very rare published provenance. Purchased from Christie's, New York, 9th December 2015 and from the famous collection of Elias. S David (1891 - 1969). Elias S. David (1891 - 1969) was a prominent antiquities dealer, active in the industry throughout his life. Masterpieces of ancient Near Eastern art passed through his hands and are now in some of the greatest museums in the US, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art.Elias S. David (1891 - 1969) was a prominent antiquities dealer, active in the industry throughout his life. Masterpieces of ancient Near Eastern art passed through his hands and are now in some of the greatest museums in the US, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. For a link to this amulet, as published in the 2015 Christie's sale, please visit the following link: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/ancient-art-antiquities/ten-ancient-stone-and-faience-amulets-circa-5958746-details.aspx?from=salesummary&intObjectID=5958746&sid=a0a36dc0-f259-425f-afbf-3cefb3a4e2aa Carved from a beautiful pebble of carnelian and in the form of a ram's head, pierced at the back for attachment to a necklace or collar. For another example at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston please see the following link: http://educators.mfa.org/ancient/ram-head-amulet-58821 Length: 10.45 mm Provenance: Ex. Christie's New York, 9th December 2015, lot 173. Ex. Collection of Elias. S David (1891 - 1969) Please note: This piece is offered for sale with no reserve. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a genuine, well provenanced ancient amulet for a bargain price. Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealer's Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. All sales are subject to our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website, www.ArtAncient.com. As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkfrog terapeak inkFrog Analytics

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