拍品 62
  • 62

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF ATUM, 25TH/26TH DYNASTY, 750-525 B.C. | An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Atum, 25th/26th Dynasty

估價
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
已售出
5,000 GBP
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描述

  • bronze
the god appearing in the form of a cobra with human head and  body of an eel, and wearing a braided beard, striated tripartite wig with ureaus, and the atef-crown with plumes resting on ram horns, a maat-feather supporting the hood of the cobra in back.

來源

Christos G. Bastis, New York (Sotheby's, New York, Antiquities from the Collection of the late Christos G. Bastis, December 9th, 1999, no. 9, illus.)
acquired from the above sale by the present owner

展覽

formerly on loan to The Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1976-1999

出版

Antiquities from the Collection of Christos G. Bastis, catalogue of the exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1987, no. 16, illus.

拍品資料及來源

The exhibition catalogue notes that:"The whole once formed the coffin for a sacred eel; part of the eel's body and a fragment of the top of the coffin are still preserved. The eel, as dweller of the primordial morass, was sacred to the god Atum."
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