26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC SLATE PALETTE IN THE FORM OF A RECUMBENT RAM
NAQADA I, CIRCA 4000-3600 B.C.
With legs folded beneath the body, incised details and inlaid eyes, pierced through the back for suspension
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) long
Formerly in the collection of Albert Ferdinand Pagnon (1847-1909): sold Christie's London, 8 December 1993, lot 175.
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