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Lot 0143
Egypt; Late Kingdom, 716- 30 BC
An impressive figure of Horus, likely from the lid of a canopic chest. Red, blue, green, black, and gold (leaf) colors.

Dimensions
9 1/4" (23.5 cm)


Provenance
The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.

Condition

Wear to gilding, paint chips, else good.

Starting Bid

$500.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Large Egyptian Wood Falcon

Auction ended on Sun, Oct 15, 2017
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Estimate $1,000 - $3,000
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