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LOT 0014

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GBP (£) 2,500 - 3,500
EUR (€) 2,940 - 4,110
USD ($) 3,480 - 4,880

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£2,250 (EUR 2,644; USD 3,136) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Head of Sekhmet

Late Period, 664-332 BC

A carved wooden plaque of the lioness-headed goddess Sekhmet facing, plaster-covered with stylised mane hanging in curved bands, plain Broad Collar below the neck; mounted on a custom-made stand. 1.1 kg total, 28cm including stand (11"). Fair condition.

Provenance
From an important English collection; acquired from Olivier Coutau-Begarie, 16 June 2016, lot 172; formerly in a French collection; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no. 10777-177448.