4 June 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE SITULA
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 304-30 B.C.
With two distinct registers in raised relief depicting a procession of deities to the right, the mammiform base in the form of a lotus flower, with two loop-handles above the rim, a band of hieroglyphs below, reading: "Who endures as Re (?), possessor of a shrine (?), Lord of...Winged Scarab/Winged Sun-disk"
5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm.) high
with Elias S. David (1891-1969), New York; thence by descent.
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For a similar example see no. 29a in G.D. Scott, III, Temple, Tomb and Dwelling: Egyptian Antiquities from the Harer Family Trust Collection.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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