London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION FIGURE OF THOTH
LATE PERIOD, SAITE (664-525 B.C.)
The striding ibis-headed deity with arms clenched by his side, wearing a collar, finely striated triapartite wig and pleated kilt with waistband, dorsal pillar behind, repaired, beak and base partially restored, mounted
4¾ in. (12 cm.) high
Acquired in the 1940s-1950s by the present owner's late uncle.
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