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Oxyrhynchus

Egypt, Late Period, circa 716 – 332 BC
Bronze with reddish brown and green patina.
L 12.8 cm

Oxyrhynchus fish on a rectangular base; attached by its fins; with trunk like mouth; horned sun-disc headdress fronted by a central uraeus and modius of uraei beneath; details incised. Tip of one horn missing, otherwise intact.

cf.

The British Museum: EA61953 and EA65682

Provenance

Private collection M. M., Brussels, acquired prior to 1975.

Price
€ 4.500
Item
6382