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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 160

    AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF ISIS-TUERIS

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

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF ISIS-TUERIS
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C. OR EARLIER
    Standing, pregnant, with pendant breasts, wearing tripartite wig and vulture headdress, clasping the tips of each wing in her upraised hands, mounted
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired on the European art market in the late 1990s.