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Lot 0056
A large Egyptian faience head from a figure of Ptah, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, with detailed facial features and wearing an ostrich plume headdress, the top of the back plinth is visible inscribed with a feather and surmounted by a circular disk with a scarab holding a solar disk in relief, radiating lines in the fields around. Dimensions: 2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in (6.4 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm). A very interesting piece from a large figure of the god Ptah and well-preserved with much blue-green glaze remaining with light deposits. Ex Los Angeles private collection.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections , the effects of aging, or repair/restoration work. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid, and we will be happy to give you a full overview of the items' condition. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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A large Egyptian faience head from a figure of Ptah

Estimate $300 - $550
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