Inv. n°: MMoCA117

Terracotta Isis-Aphrodite

Standing nude, this fertility figurine has an elaborate coiffure with corckscrew curls surmounted by a large crown of flowers, cow horns and plumed sun-disk.

h. 46 x w. 16 x d. 6 cm

Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 BC

Terracotta

Provenance

  • Ex private collection, France, early 19th century
  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries from Jean-David Cahn Auktionen AG, Basel, Switzerland, 22nd September 2006, lot 95
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 22nd October 2008

Publications

  • Jean-David Cahn Auktionen AG, Kunstwerke Der Antike, 22nd September 2006, lot 95
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2007, no. 223
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 52, fig. 38

Exhibitions

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

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