London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN SHEET GOLD PLAQUE OF A DEITY HOLDING A TORCH
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
The heavily draped figure wearing a moon disc and holding a torchère in right hand, 1 7/8 in. (4.5 cm.) high; a sheet gold medallion with frontal bust; a uraeus; two 'Sons of Horus'; a scarab; a pendant amulet of Ptah; three fragmentary decorated circlets from a collar; and six other fragmentary sheet gold adornments, 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high max., all circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D. (16)
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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