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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 194

    AN EGYPTIAN APPLIQUÉ TEXTILE FRAGMENT

    CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN APPLIQUÉ TEXTILE FRAGMENT
    CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Depicting the god Thoth in the form of a baboon, seated on a throne wearing sun disc and holding a staff, probably from the mummy wrappings of a baboon
    9 in. (23 cm.) high max.


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1960s.