London, South Kensington
29 October 2003
THREE EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED CARTONNAGE FRAGMENTS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C./A.D.
Comprising: a) scene of a mummy lying on a lion-headed bier attended by Anubis, a winged scarab holding a sun disk above; b) a winged protective Isis wearing sun disk kneeling over the mummy flanked on each side by protecting figures; c) a broad floral collar with falcon-headed terminals and winged sun disk with twin uraei above, all framed and glazed
14¾ in.( 37.5 cm.) high max (3)
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The provenance should read: formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection.
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