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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 118

    AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

    PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF OSIRIS
    PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
    The standing mummiform god wearing atef-crown with uraeus, ears showing below, holding crook and flail, back pillar with traces of incised column of hieroglyphs
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high


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    Formerly in the Warren Stratford Travers collection, acquired in the 1960s-1970s.

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