9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN EGYPTIAN WOOD PTAH-SOKER-OSIRIS
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD TO LATE PERIOD, 1070-343 B.C.
Depicted mummiform, wearing a tripartite headcloth and a chin beard, the eyes with extending cosmetic lines
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high
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Acquired by the current owner's parents, circa 1955.
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