Egyptian bitumen and wood Ptah-Soker-Osiris figure

E144

£1,800.00

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An elegant carved wood statue depicting the composite deity Ptah-Soker-Osiris as a standing mummiform figure on a rectangular base. The surface is applied with a thin layer of black bitumen.

Culture
Egypt, Ptolemaic period, c. 332-30 BC

Size
31 x 7.3 x 13.5 cms including the rectangular plinth

Condition
Intact as shown in the photographs (crown lost and light surface wear in places to the bitumen)

Provenance
Ex. private collection, UK; acquired on the British art market in 1977.

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