An Egyptian limestone figure of Taueret
Lot 26*
An Egyptian limestone figure of Taueret
Sold for £3,360 (US$ 5,647) inc. premium
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An Egyptian limestone Taueret
Lot Details
An Egyptian limestone figure of Taueret
Late Dynastic Period, 664-332 B.C.
The pregnant hippopotamus goddess wearing a striated tripartite wig, with pendulous breasts, her hands resting on her rounded abdomen, the reverse with a back pillar in the form of a tail with incised chevron pattern, 4¾in (12cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Bonhams, London, 21 October 1999, lot 431.
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