26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A MONGOOSE OR ICHNEUMON
6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Striding to the left with long tail and snout, finely modelled face, his coat indicated by rows of incised hatches, on integral base with tang, suspension loop on his back, mounted
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) long
Galerie Arete, Zurich.
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