Ancient Egyptian Hematite and lapis lazuli - Rare amulets: plummet, set square, pyramid-shaped seals. - (4)

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Ancient Egyptian Hematite and lapis lazuli - Rare amulets: plummet, set square, pyramid-shaped seals. - (4)
Basse époque, vers 664 à 332 av. J.C. - Egypt

1. Amulet representing a triangle for plumb wire.
Haematite.
Base width: 2.8; Height: 1.9 cm; thickness: 0.4 cm

2. Amulet representing a square.
Haematite.
Height: 1.9 cm / Length: 1.5 cm; thickness: 0.3 to 0.4 cm.

These first two amulets are inseparable from each other. Used by the carpenter, these measuring instruments guaranteed its owner rectitude and balance.

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3. & 4. The other two (rare) amulets represent a pyramidal seal.

Suspension ring.
Lapis Lazuli.
Size: 1.1 × 0.8 cm

Dummy suspension ring.
Dark stone
Size: 1 x 1 cm.

These amulets guaranteed the name of the deceased to survive for all eternity.

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Origin:
Purchased by the current owner in Paris, in 2019.
Origin: B.-M. collection, Paris, purchased in January 1977 in Paris.


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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Hematite and lapis lazuli
Number of objects
4
Object
- Rare amulets: plummet, set square, pyramid-shaped seals.
Century/ Timeframe
Basse époque, vers 664 à 332 av. J.C.
Origin
Egypt
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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