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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A KNEELING LIBATION PRIEST

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A KNEELING LIBATION PRIEST

THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, CIRCA 9TH-8TH CENTURY B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A KNEELING LIBATION PRIEST THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, CIRCA 9TH-8TH CENTURY B.C. The shaven-headed priest pouring a liquid offering from a hes-jar over a tray of offerings, which includes two round 'cakes', he wears a heart amulet on a heavy chain around his neck, the full-length of his back incised with a standing figure of Osiris, wearing atef-crown and holding a was-sceptre 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high
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The provenance should read: formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection.

Lot Essay

Cf. C. Insley, 'A bronze statuette of Unnufer, choachyte of King Harsiese, in the Fitzwilliam Museum', Journal for Egyptian Archaeology, 65, 1979, pp. 167-169, pls. XXX-XXXI for similar.

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