12 December 2002
EIGHT ROMANO-EGYPTIAN FRAGMENTARY BONE FIGURES
Circa 4th Century A.D.
Including a head beneath a floral frieze; a semi-draped nude male; a woman supporting an object on her head; a female dancer with a tambourine; a nude carrying a partially preserved infant; a nude male carrying a situla filled with grapes; a nude Dionysus and panther; and a nude male moving to the right
5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm) high for the largest (8)
Antiquities and Islamic Works of Art, Sotheby's New York, 8 June 1984, lot 250 (for four)
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For the type see Marangou, Bone Carvings from Egypt. I. Graeco-Roman Period.
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