Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0723
Egyptian Bronze Oxyrhynchus Fish Altarpiece The elephantfish, oxyrhynchus in Greek, are a common freshwater fish in the Nile; the ancient Egyptians believed that these fish had eaten the penis of Osiris after his brother Set dismembered him and scattered his body parts, which gave them their distinctive snout {Dimensions 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches}

Starting Bid


Buyer's Premium

  • 27%

Egyptian Bronze Oxyrhynchus Fish Altarpiece

Estimate $300 - $400
|Sell a Similar Item
Internet Bid
Starting Bid
2751 Todd Street
Alameda, CA 94501
United States
Ask a Question|