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Egyptian Wood Foot - Ancient Art & Antiquities

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Seller: hix.antiquitatis (692) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282266708004 Egyptian Wood Foot An ancient Egyptian carved wooden left foot from a Ka statue. A tenon remains for attachment to the heel, the toe nails are painted. Middle Kingdom, 2055-1650 BC. Length: 3 1/2 in. (9 cm). To the ancient Egyptians, the Ka represented the individual's 'double' or life-force. As opposed to the Ba which was somewhat more synonymous with our modern notion of spirit. The Ka required sustenance in the Afterlife and the deceased's Ka statue, usually in wood and under life-size was believed to assimilate the offerings of food and beverage left for the deceased. Formerly in the D. Gross collection, New York, acquired in the 1980s or earlier..#6469GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA)See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity.See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art. Provenance: Ownership History Available, Material: Bronze

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