• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 175

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF PTAH

    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, 664-525 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF PTAH
    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
    The mummiform god holding was-sceptre and an ankh in his right hand, wearing broad beaded collar with tassel falling behind and bracelets, striated false beard with chin straps and close-fitting cap, mounted
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a UK private collection, acquired in the early 20th Century.