An Egyptian Faience Amulet of a Supplicant, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE
Of light green-yellow faience, the male figure is seated with crossed legs, holding up a bowl of offerings in front of him, wearing a cropped wig.
Dimensions: Height: 3 cm (1 1/8 inches)
Condition: A small chip to the bowl and the right elbow, a stable hairline fracture from the right knee to left elbow. Otherwise intact.
Provenance: Ex. private collection of Mrs. Gerald Bronfman, Canada, acquired from Sotheby's, London, in 1988. The Canadian Bronfman family owes its initial fame to Samuel Bronfman (1889–1971), who made a fortune in the alcoholic distilled beverage business during the 20th century through the family's Seagram Company.
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