Carthaginian pottery figure of an elderly man

R170

£300.00

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A hollow moulded votive pottery figure depicting a standing elderly man wearing a toga and holding an object in his left hand.

Culture:
Tunisia, Carthaginian, 1st or 2nd Century AD

Size:
15.1 x 5 cms

Condition:
Intact as shown in the photographs

Provenance:
Ex. collection: Marius-Victor-Ernest Dumas (North Africa and France); acquired in Tunisia between c. 1890-1920. M. Dumas was Controleur Civile (French colonial administrator) of the city of Sousse in Tunisia prior to World War I.

This collection of Roman and North African antiquities has remained in the family for the past 100 years in the Haute-Savoie region of France.

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