Description: A wooden Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure with a square socket in the top of the head for the headdress which would have comprised a horizontal pair of horns supporting the sun disk and double plumes, now lost, and with a tang on the underside of the base. The surface weathered with no decoration remaining, some splits to the wood and lacunae, wear to the face and the eye outlines redrawn, but a sizeable piece.
Size: 277 mm/10.9 ins. high (327 mm/12.9 ins. with base)
Date: Late Period, c. 700-300 B.C.
Provenance: Ex Cheshire private collection, the collection assembled in the second half of the 20th Century. Previously in the Middleton Collection (Australia).
Supplied with an unpolished rectangular hard wood base.
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