Description: A bronze figure of Nefertum, god of the primeval lotus blossom, from which the sun arose, striding forwards and wearing the lotus crown, a loop on the back of the head for attachment. Broken at the ankles, some surface wear, and with a dark brown patina with patchy green encrustation.
Size: 89 mm/3.5 ins. high
Date: Late Period, c. 600 B.C.
Provenance: Ex Francis Birch Collection, Lincoln, and acquired from Richard Gill of Eternal Egypt in January 1991. The bronze is number 32 in the Eternal Egypt catalogue ‘Amun’.
Supplied with the original receipt from Eternal Egypt.
Supplied with a custom bronze stand.