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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE STATUE OF ANUBIS
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.


The jackal-headed male deity of mummification depicted striding forward on an integral plinth, his left leg advanced, clad in a belted striated kilt and broad collar, wearing a tripartite wig, holding a flail in his right hand, his fisted left hand at his side, his face, muzzle and ears finely detailed.17.2 cm highProvenance:With Galerie des Saint-Peres, Paris.With Royal Athena Galleries, New York, 1984.Notes:This object is noteworthy for the inclusion of the flail which, in keeping with ancient Egyptian design tenets, is harmoniously integrated into the contours of the composition.
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