07 juin 2009

A Faience Sistrum of the Goddess Hathor, late 26th Dynasty, circa 600-525 B.C.

A Faience Sistrum of the Goddess Hathor, late 26th Dynasty, circa 600-525 B.C. in the form of a Hathor-head capital wearing a broad collar and striated wig bound in horizontal bands, uraei on her shoulders, the rattle above in the form of a naos supported on a cavetto cornice and containing on both sides a uraeus above a frieze of smaller uraei, the faces of Hathor each with finely delineated eyebrows and cosmetic lines. height 6 1/8 in. 15.5 cm. Est. 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 46,875 USD PROVENANCE: Spink & Son,... [Lire la suite]
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