Inv. n°: MMoCA31

Egyptian Figure of Ptah-Sokar-Osiris

Gesso painted standing mummiform figure wearing a mappeted wig with traces of blue pigment. The body with remains of red pigments and decoration, a central column of hieroglyphs at the front and rear, wearing a broad collar with falcon head terminal on each shoulder, dowel hole on crown of head for attachment.

h. 42 cm

Ptolemaic Period, c. 4th-1st century BC

Wood

Provenance

  • Ex German private collection, formed pre-1938, and thence by descent
  • Acquired at Christie's London, Sale 7659 - Antiquities, 13th October 2008, lot 109

Publications

  • Christie's London, Antiquities - Monday 13 October 2008, p. 87, lot 109

Exhibitions

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

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