An Egyptian polychrome painted cartonnage pectoral section
Lot 126*
An Egyptian polychrome painted cartonnage pectoral section
Sold for £4,320 (US$ 7,261) inc. premium
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An Egyptian polychrome painted cartonnage pectoral section
Late Period, circa 664-323 B.C.
Showing the kneeling figure of Nut in profile to the right with outstretched arms and wings beneath, holding small ostrich plumes in each hand and wearing a broad collar, bracelets, anklets and a red dress, above her a large elaborate broad collar comprising floral elements, with a central pectoral amulet in the form of a gold shrine containing the four seated sons of Horus, with a large winged scarab flanked by falcon heads above the collar, 10½in (26.7cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Property from an American deceased estate, acquired between 1970 and 1989.
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