An Egyptian schist childs sarcophagus
Of anthropoid form, composed of two halves hollowed out, the upper lid representing the deceased child in typical mummiform pose wearing the tripartite wig and broad collar, the face of shallow profile form, the eyes with extended cosmetic lines and the ears pierced, with a winged scarab pectoral beneath the crossed hands, and the four Sons of Horus inscribed in two registers below, the lower case undecorated, 41¼in (104.7cm) long
- Please note that everything included in this sale, with the exception of the jewellery section, is in our opinion post 1750 in date. Dates have been given where known and in the absence of any date, age is not guaranteed.
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