AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.
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AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE FIGURE OF A BABOON, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.


sacred to the moon god Thoth, seated with his forepaws resting on the knees, the details of his cape-like mass of fur and wide radiating ruff incised, a hole on top of the head for attachment of the now missing headdress.

Height 10 cm.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

European private collection, 1st half of the 20th Century (based on wood base and old label with cut corners and dealer inventory numbers)

French private collection, Île-de-France

Drouot, Paris, Crait-Muller, commissaires-priseurs, July 13th, 2017, no. 298

Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art
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