3 June 2009,
Price realised USD 5,000
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE THOTH AMULET
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Pale green in color, the ibis-headed god striding forward with his left leg advanced, his arms at his side, wearing a pleated kilt and a striated tripartite wig, the smooth back pillar flaring to the integral rectangular plinth
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
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Dumonteuil Collection, Paris, 1970s.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 9 December 1999, lot 230.
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