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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 27

    AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE VOTIVE SISTRUM

    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE VOTIVE SISTRUM
    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
    In the form of janiform heads of the cow-eared goddess Hathor, surmounted by a cavetto molding supporting a naos with a uraeus in each panel, the goddess wearing a wig with broad lappets, a uraeus on each shoulder
    3 15/16 in. (10 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Detroit Private Collector, 1950s.