View 1 of Lot 34. A Coptic Wood Figure, circa 4th/12th Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 34. A Coptic Wood Figure, circa 4th/12th Century A.D..
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A Coptic Wood Figure, circa 4th/12th Century A.D.

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A Coptic Wood Figure, circa 4th/12th Century A.D.

A Coptic Wood Figure, circa 4th/12th Century A.D.

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

3,528

GBP

A Coptic Wood Figure

circa 4th/12th Century A.D.


perhaps a doll, standing with both hands over the abdomen, the angular head with cap-like hair.

Height 20 cm.

John J. Slocum (1914-1997), since at least the 1960s
Ancient Objects, Providence, Rhode Island, October 15th, 2017, no. 216
acquired at the above sale
Related figures are in the Musée de Cluny and in the Louvre (https://www.louvre.fr/oeuvre-notices/jouet), all from Albert Gayet's excavations at Antinoe in Egypt.