Lot 6
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An Egyptian Basalt Head of Osiris, 26th Dynasty, period of Psamtik I, 664-610 B.C.

15,000 - 25,000 USD
56,250 USD
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  • An Egyptian Basalt Head of Osiris
wearing a braided beard and the atef-crown, his face with slightly upturned nose and large eyes with long contoured eyebrows and cosmetic lines in relief, the beginning of a column of inscription in sunk relief on the back pillar; traces of gilding on beard and plumes.


Paul Delplace, Brussels, 1970s

Catalogue Note

Cf. B. Bothmer, Egyptian Sculpture of the Late Period, 700 B.C. to A.D. 100, Brooklyn, 1960, pl. 38, no. 41.