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GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
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Egyptian Head of Amun-Ra

Late Dynastic Period, 404-332 BC

A polychrome wooden sculpture representing the head of the god Amun-Ra, the great god of Thebes, 'King of the Gods', wearing a crown with two plumes and uraeus; mounted on a custom-made wooden stand. 302 grams total, 27.5cm including stand (10 3/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From the private collection of Marquita Moseley Maytag (1925-2011), former US Ambassador to Nepal (1976-1977); accompanied by a copy of an insurance endorsement dated 16 November 1966, in which this item is identified as item 52.