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Egyptian terracotta head of Isis, 2nd/3rd century AD

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1343115
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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Nice head of Isis showing chubby features, wide open eyes, prominent cheeks and purse lips. The broad face is framed by carefully rendered curls growing longer down the neck. The hairdo is topped by an enormous stippled floral wreath.
Egyptian, Roman Period, 2nd/3rd Century AD
H. 5.3 cm (2.1 in)
H. with stand 11.5 cm (4.5 in)
Broken below the neck, missing rear with several fingerprints. Fine modeling.
Art market Israel with Antiquities Export Approval.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.