3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN SPECKLED BLACK STEATITE OSIRIS
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.
Depicted mummiform, his fisted hands emerging from beneath his vestment, right over left, holding a crook and flail, the details incised, the plumed atef-crown fronted by a uraeus, his plaited chin beard curved out at its tip, on an integral rectangular plinth with a tapering round-topped back pillar
6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm.) high
with Anavian Gallery, New York, 1980.
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