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Lot of 3 Romano-Egyptian Terracotta Votives Lot 13 Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Jul 5

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263781346569 LOT 13Seller's Estimate: USD 800 - 1,200 Egypt, Romano-Egyptian period, ca. 1st century BCE to 1st century CE. A trio of mold-made earthenware votives. The first depicts a horse and rider; the second the head of the child god Harpocrates with his finger to his mouth and his elaborate headdress; the third is a nude female figure, seated, with her legs crossed. Size of largest (woman - but all are close in size): 1.2" W x 2.05" H (3 cm x 5.2 cm); 3.55" H (9 cm) on included custom stand. Excavations at Naukratis found the remains of terracotta molds for making models just like the ones used to produce these votives; they were made from a dark red-brown Nile silt in vast workshops. These figures were made for locals, but reflected the influence of Greek naturalistic styles in their depictions of the deities. They were bought by individuals and are found overwhelmingly in domestic contexts. The people who owned these votives would have been using something with a symbol or depiction of a god they may have identified with or whose help they may have sought; it may also have reflected civic pride in the gods of Alexandria. Provenance: private New York collection; ex private Paris, France collection, acquired at public auction in the early 2000s 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. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #127144 Condition Report: All three pieces are fragmentary, with nicely preserved details. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Ancient / Ethnographic / Fine Art offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, July 05, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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