Egyptian painted wood Anubis jackal figureE53
A carved wood figure of a recumbent jackal representing the god Anubis. The surface retains traces of black painted decoration.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
Surface wear and losses as seen in the photographs
8 x 24 cms
Ex. collection: Horatio and Patsy Melas (Switzerland and UK); acquired in Alexandria, Egypt between 1904-1967.