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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Standing mummiform, wearing atef-crown with uraeus, and broad collar, holding crook and flail, mounted
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Old ink inscribed number "74209" on reverse.

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    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.


    Provenance

    Formerly in the Max Willborg collection (1933-2001).