London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
AN 'ALEXANDRIAN' BONE CARVING OF A WINGED FIGURE
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
The nude figure walking to the left with head turned back, his right hand upraised, his left hand holding a serpentine implement(?), mounted
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948), ink inscribed inventory nos M3772(?) and N6183.
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