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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BRONZE NEFERTUM
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Depicted striding with arms down the sides, wearing a striated, belted kilt, a tripartite wig, a false beard and a characteristic lotus-form, menat flanked headress. Ptolemaic Period, 300-32 B.C Ex. Colorado private collection. Intact with intact suspension loop. 3 inches high. Nefertum is the third member of the Memphite Triad. He is the Son of Ptah and Sekhmet. Nefertum is depicted with a lotus flower on his head. He is the god of each morning's creation of day. He was also the god of perfumes and aromatics.


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