Romano-Egyptian pottery figure of an ibisR169
A hollow moulded pottery figure of an ibis seated on a nest.
Egypt, Roman period, 1st or 2nd Century AD
7.3 x 8.2 cms, 8.4 cms including base
Beak and head restored, body repaired and a loss on one side of the nest
Ex. collection: Rene Kauffmann, Les Ageux, France; acquired at auction in Rennes, France 2006, from an older collection
Mounted on a black painted display base