27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE SITULA
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The upper register with baboon adoring solar barque being drawn by a jackal, the central register with an altar and five deities, Nefertum, Harwer, Isis, Thoth and Nephthys, with lotiform base and twin suspension loops, mounted, 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; a bronze Osiris wearing atef-crown, mounted, circa 6th-4th Century B.C., 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high; a bronze seated figure of Harpocrates wearing side-lock and central uraeus, 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; and a bronze rectangular base with incised decoration on the sides with ankh-signs, was-sceptres and neb-baskets, and at the front two Inundation figures on either side of a sma (unification)-sign, circa 6th-4th Century B.C., 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) long, surmounted by a later bronze figure of Horus, 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) high (4)
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