London, South Kensington
22 November 2016
EGYPT, PTOLEMAIC PERIOD-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 332 B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Comprising a bronze standard finial in the form of a standing sphinx with royal head, a bonze ichneumon coffin, a steatite fragmentary crocodile, a yellow jasper fragmentary seated Isis, and a blue faience Thoth amulet
The Isis: 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high
The crocodile: 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long
The finial acquired from Charles Ede Ltd, London, 1975 (Small Sculpture from Ancient Egypt IV, 1975, no. 27).
The ichneumon coffin and the crocodile acquired prior to 1971.
The Thoth amulet with Blanchard's Egyptian Museum, Cairo (original label on base), prior to 1970.
The Isis acquired prior to 1969.
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