25 October 2006
AN EGYPTIAN DARK STEATITE FRAGMENTARY STATUE OF A WINGED GODDESS PROTECTING OSIRIS
SAITE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The figure of Osiris standing in front wearing atef-crown and holding crook and flail, being protected by the arms and finely detailed wings of a goddess, probably Isis, on integral rectangular base, traces of gilding remaining
8 in. (20 cm.) high
Collection of Alice Tully (1905-1993): sold Christie's New York, 26-27 October 1994, lot 39.
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