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Lot 0057
A handsome Egyptian wooden Ba bird, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, of attractive form with painted gesso over wood, the human head wearing tripartite wig with headband, broad collar around the neck. The facial details are beautifully rendered the chest adorned with a solar symbol. H: 8 in (20.4cm). Well-preserved with light deposits. Ex collection of Leslie Gooday, well known British architect (1921-2003).


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Handsome Egyptian wooden Ba bird, Late Period

Estimate $3,500 - $5,000Mar 26, 2017
PO Box 278
Montrose, CA 91021-0278
United States
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