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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 49

    A GROUP OF GREEK AND ROMANO-EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA HEADS

    LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D.

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    Estimate

    A GROUP OF GREEK AND ROMANO-EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA HEADS
    LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Including a Graeco-Egyptian head of a baboon; three 'grotesque' bald-headed men; a Serapis head wearing modius; Harpocrates holding a jar with right forefinger to mouth; a youth with 'curled' hair and exaggerated features; a Hellenistic bearded hero with downward gaze; a head of a mule with long flattened ears; a group of female heads of various periods, all 1¼ to 3 in. (3.2 to 7.5 cm.) high; a fragmentary standing figure of Aphrodite with a goose at her side, 4th Century B.C., 7 in. (17.7 cm.) high; and a pinched pottery stand, 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high (18)


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    Provenance

    German private collection, formed during the 1960s-1970s.