11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A
NEVADA PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN SILVER AMULET OF AMUN
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Striding forward with the left leg advanced on an integral thin, rectangular plinth, wearing a belted, striated kilt, false beard, and characteristic headdress of double ostrich plumes fronted by a solar disk, the left arm held along the side of the body, the right arm bent at the elbow and raised, holding a flail in the hand, with a suspension loop at the base of the plumes at the back
2 3/8 in (6 cm.) high
German Private Collection (acquired in 1955-1965); Sotheby's, New York, 12 June 2001, lot 186 (part).
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