An Egyptian black granite torso of a priest
Lot 319* W
An Egyptian black granite torso of a priest
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,889) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian black granite torso of a priest
Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.
Wearing the panther skin and a leopard head amulet, with a pectoral with large pendant in the shape of a crocodile wearing a horned solar disc, possibly from a naophoros statue, 17in (43cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Canadian private collection.
    Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd, London, in the 1980s.
    Sotheby's London, 10th December 1984, lot 169.
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