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Ancient Egypt, Late Period Wood figure of Ptah-Sokar-Osiris, 26th Dynasty, circa 664-525 B.C

Conservation:  Restored
Material:  Wood, stucco, gold leaf and polychrome.
Dimensions:  63,5 cm
Provenance:  American private collection, Southern California, acquired before 1983/ Acquired at Bonhams, London, Auction, 2014
Exhibited:  “Descifrando el Antiguo Egipto Tutankhamon”, Casa de la Ciencia (Sevilla, September 15th, 2019-July 15th, 2020)
Published:  Antiquities, London, Bonhams, October 2nd, 2014.


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The mummiform figure with the body polychrome painted in maroon, the gilded face with black details, wearing a broad collar and the tripartite wig surmounted by the ram’s horns and solar disc with plumes, inscribed with one column of text down and front and one at the back, with standard offering formula to Osiris from ‘Irirwdj’.


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