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Egyptian Terracotta Figure of Priapos, 2nd Century BC

Egyptian Terracotta Figure of Priapos, 2nd Century BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1202372
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Bernhard I. Mller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 780

Priapos standing in graceful pose wearing a heavy cloak which he is pulling up with the right hand to show his naked lower body.
A hole on the belly where a large penis was inserted.
The ithyphallic god of fertility wears a veil surmounted by a modius.
The heavily bearded head with a protruding forehead, delicate features – the tiny mouth framed by a thick moustache.
Egyptian, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century BC
H. 18.9 cm (7.4 in)
H. with stand 21 cm (8.25 in)
Made from two halves, excellent modeling and preservation. Inserted penis lost.
Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed