Egyptian painted wood Anubis jackal figure

E53

£450.00

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A carved wood figure of a recumbent jackal representing the god Anubis. The surface retains traces of black painted decoration.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Condition
Surface wear and losses as seen in the photographs

Size
8 x 24 cms

Provenance
Ex. collection: Horatio and Patsy Melas (Switzerland and UK); acquired in Alexandria, Egypt between 1904-1967.

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