|Ptolemaic Period, ca 2nd - 1st century BC|
Brightly decorated with yellow, red, white, blue, green and black polychrome over gesso, the face gold-toned featuring elongated hieroglyphic eyes with large black irises, the headdress in imitation of braids, the thin fillet with raised bosses centered by a wadjet-eye, tied in a knot at the back, an elaborate broad collar between the lappets.
|Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa|
|Dimensions: 18½ in. (47 cm) high|
|Primary Classification: Ancient Art, Antiquities : Ancient Egyptian Art|
|Condition: Intact with professional stabilization, a section of the polychrome at the back missing, revealing the papyrus construction below.|
|Provenance: Private European collection, 1910-1940, thereafter private San Francisco collection acquired from Antiquarium Galleries, New York|
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