27 - 29 April 2010
A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURES OF DEITIES
CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Including an Egyptian bronze figure of the falcon Horus wearing the double crown, on a shrine base; a lizard casket; an Atum-snake casket; a divine cat-headed pectoral with loop at back; a bronze figure of Osiris; and two small bronze figures of Isis and Harpocrates
11.5 cm. high max. (7)
Formerly in the collection of Baron H. W. Herwarth von Bittenfeld (1871-1942);
Acquired from Paul Brandt, Amsterdam in the 1960s or early 1970s.
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(2), (3), (5): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, nos. 710, 666, 660.
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