Inv. n°: MMoCA115a

Egyptian Polychrome Wood Section from a Funerary Shrine Canopy

Decorative elements alternate a kneeling falcon with ram-headed gods beneath a frieze of stars.

h. 28.6 x w. 154.4 cm

Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 BC

Wood

Provenance

  • Ex Belgian private collection, Belgium
  • Collection of C.H., Chicago
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 22nd October 2008, HC0701

Publications

  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2002, vol. XIII, pp. 66-67, fig. 181
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 53, fig. 40-42

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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