BRONZE FIGURE OF KHONSU

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BRONZE FIGURE OF KHONSU

Enthroned god of Karnak, son of Amun and Mut, clad in plaited skirt, wearing striated wig with frontal uraeus and lunar disc (missing) within crescent moon; arms bent, both hands clenched and pierced for holding a sceptre, rectangular base, tang underneath

Vte AAG, Amsterdam, 2018, ex priv. coll. L.J., Netherlands 2015; before priv. coll. A.L., Germany 1960-1972
H. 8,2 cm. Brown patina, small restoration at ‘lunula’

Late Period-Ptolemaic Period, 4th- 2nd cent. BC

Cf. G. Roeder, Aegyptische Bronzefiguren, Berlin 1956 §215b, T. 78e

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