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sphinx seal
sphinx seal  
Question of origin /age of this item. Know there are many out there and how to tell originals.
Thanks,
Philip

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Hi Philip,

Sorry but this not an area of expertise for me.  You will need to find an Egyptiologist.  There are so many forgeries out there and tourist "reproductions" that it takes a real expert.  Contact the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.  Ask for their curator of Ancient Egyptian materials.

Ralph

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Ralph Salier

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Archaeologist for the last 30 years. Norh American generalist and Hopwell culture/Red Ocher culture specifically. Lithics Expert and Ground Stone tools.

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Numerous museums in US and Canada. Several University Anthropology Departments.

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