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Egyptian Bronze Ibis
Egyptian Bronze Ibis  - Ancient Art Style
Ref : 87613
22 000 €
Period :
BC to 10th century
Provenance :
Egypt
Medium :
Bronze
Dimensions :
L. 4.13 inch X H. 4.45 inch
Galerie Cybele

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Egyptian Bronze Ibis

Saite Period 6th Century B.C.

Ibis standing in the walking attitude, head slightly raised, giving a proud appearance.
The head, collar and legs are made of bronze, the body is made of wood, beautiful smooth brown patina.
The Ibis is one of the animal and more popular depictions of the god Thoth, god of the science of knowledge, writing and language, who was venerated throughout ancient Egypt and more particularly in Hermopolis

Provenance : Galerie Le Veel Paris 1970

Galerie Cybele

CATALOGUE

Ancient Art