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ARTEMIS GALLERY Egyptian Bronze Sarcophagus w/ Shrew Atop

CAD 1,056.56 or Best Offer 17d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: artemisgallery (669) 100%, Location: Louisville, CO, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381788289680 Egyptian Bronze Sarcophagus w/ Shrew Atop Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, Dynasties 26 through 310, ca. 662 to 320 BCE. Interesting small bronze sarcophagus with a small shrew on top. The sarcophagus is of typical rectangular open form, with a hollowed out lower section which would have contained the mummified shrew, carefully wrapped in linen. The upper side of the sarcophagus is modeled with a charming figure of the animal as it would have appeared in life, snout slightly upturned as if searching for food, ears raised and long tail. An interesting example of ancient Egyptian art! Size: 2" L x 1" H (5.1 cm x 2.5 cm) #115736 Condition: Seems to be missing one end, surface with crystalline verdigris Provenance: Ex - Albanese collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity

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