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358, Bust of an Egyptian queen or Isis, wearing a vulture headdress, disc-and-horns crown, and a pectoral.

  • Record Number: 40004898
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 358
  • Period of Original Gem: Hellenistic
  • Material of Original Gem: Sard.
  • Description: Bust of an Egyptian queen or Isis, wearing a vulture headdress, disc-and-horns crown, and a pectoral.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Market: Christies NY 29 April 2019, lot 35
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 366
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no.358
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 38x28
  • Comments: In a setting with inlaid stones; mount 72x55.
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