London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE NAOS WITH FEMALE FIGURE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
The naked female figure standing with arms by her sides, wearing short wig, the naos with cavetto cornice, remains of red pigment
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
Formerly in a French collection, acquired between 1930-1960; with the current owner since 1994.
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Cf. Exhibition Catalogue, Egypte Romaine, l'autre Egypte, Musée d'Archéologie méditerranéene, Marseille, 1997, p. 171, no. 204 for similar.
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