27 - 29 April 2010
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE SISTRUM
CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The handle in the form of a Hathor column with cat above and two cats at base; and a bronze feather with ram's horn surmounted by a cobra, circa 6th-3rd B.C.
19 cm. and 12.7 cm. high respectively (2)
Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.
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(1): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 711.
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