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Egyptian Hetaira Half Mask mosaic glass inlay
Ptolemaic Period (ca. 300-50 BC); height cm 6 with support; Hetaira, young courtesan figure of the ancient New Comedy, in semi translucent turquoise matrix, with red, white and yellow canes for the wavy hair and ringlets. Provenance: The Gotha Precious Collection: property of a Swiss Collector; with Oswald Burchard, Zurich, until 1983; formerly part of the M. Hess Collection (Hotel Jura, Basel).


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