25 October 2006
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD SHRINE PANEL
PTOLEMAIC/EARLY ROMAN, CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
With standing figure of a bearded genie holding a protective feather, facing to right, a column of hieroglyphs to the right, mentioning a "Recitation by the Osirid ..."
10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high
Formerly in a European private collection: sold Sotheby's New York, 24 February 1982, lot 482.
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