Ancient Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Ostrich Feather Amulet Late Period c. 664 - 334 BC
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Item:372095827620This is an ancient Egyptian lapis lazuli amulet, dating to the Late Period (c. 664-334 B.C). The amulet is shaped as a pair of ostrich feathers, pierced at the back for suspension. The lapis has degraded and the original suspension hole has broke (see images) thus will need to be mounted into a ring or a new hole drilled if this is to be worn again.OBJECT: Ostrich Feather AmuletCULTURE: Ancient EgyptianDATE: Late Period c. 664 - 334 B.C.MATERIAL: Lapis LazuliSIZE: 17.73mm x 8.35mm x 4.73mmWEIGHT: 1.20 gramsPROVENANCE: Ex. R.E. Edwards Collection, Oxford.... Please view my 200+ other listings for ancient jewellery and hammered coins ...FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ITEMS WORLDWIDEBuy with confidence: I am a fully qualified Archaeologist (B.A. hons) and small finds specialist, with over 25 years of experience. I am also a professional dealer of ancient jewellery, consultant in early gems and intaglios. I trade online from my website (wear-the-past) and from Grays of Mayfair in London. For peace of mind, an optional "Client Purchase Certificate" is available for this item (upon request).Please note: Any British gold and silver jewellery which I sell (excavated or detected), will have been checked and reported with the P.A.S (Portable Antiquities Scheme) when needed. If any item has been through this process, I will provide any links and documentation within the description. My website is used by the treasure trove valuation committee, when deciding the value of a newly discovered treasure! I will be happy to answer any questions you may have.I gladly accept returns within 14 days - only if the item is "not as described". Please ask questions first and check the detailed description above.Condition: Excavated condition, suspension loop missing on the back, Type: Amulets, Material: Lapis Lazuli, Culture: Ancient Egyptian, Date: c. 664 - 334 B.C., Colour: Blue, Provenance: Ex. R.E. Edwards Collection, Oxford.