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Auction Closes At: 15:47:00 06/18/2012
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 021. Flint Nodule with “Bird Head”
Estimate: $250-$300
Current High Bid: $900.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $900.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: --
Culture or Country: Nile Valley, Egypt.
Period: Dynasty “0”, ca. 300,000-150,000 B.P.
Size: 6-1/8”L.

Description: Natural flint nodule, typical of the Nile Valley flints, used for hundreds of millennia for tool making. This appears to have the profile head of an ibis carved into one face, but is more probably a natural concretion, coincidentally looking like an ibis head. Interesting as it was recovered along with stone tools, and probably revered because of the ibis head.
Provenance: Deaccessioned from The Heckscher Museum of Art, Long Island, NY., ex. Robert Rustafjaell collection, acquired prior to 1909.
Shipping Fee:
National: $20.00
International: $85.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Flint Nodule with “Bird Head”

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Ramshorn $900.00 1 6/19/2012 11:56:55 AM
2. EFTISP $850.00 1 6/8/2012 5:19:13 AM
3. Donut $600.00 1 6/12/2012 3:02:17 PM
4. EFTISP $525.00 1 6/8/2012 5:18:33 AM
5. EFTISP $425.00 1 6/7/2012 5:55:30 AM

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