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Ptolemaic red jasper inlay in the form of an Apis bull

Stock Number: y2720
Ptolemaic red jasper inlay in the form of an Apis bull
Price
Sales price $1500.00

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Description

A finely carved Ptolemaic jasper inlay in the form of an Apis bull surmounted by a sun disc on the head.

From the Nikos Paschalis (1918 - 1948) Collection, inherited in 1965 by his sister, Assimina Paschalis, later by descent to Dr W. Galanos of Melbourne, Australia.

Mr Paschalis was the grandson of George Paschalis, the founder of the Paschalion Archaeophylakeion Museum in Samos, Greece in 1912  

Origin:

Ptolemaic period, 332-30 B.C. Egypt

Dimensions:

35 x 33 mm

Condition:

Rejoined.