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AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD FUNERARY ENSEMBLE

Antiquities
13.12.2013
Schätzpreis
200.000 $ - 300.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:
221.000 $
Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 8

AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD FUNERARY ENSEMBLE

Antiquities
13.12.2013
Schätzpreis
200.000 $ - 300.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:
221.000 $
Beschreibung:

AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD FUNERARY ENSEMBLE
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST DYNASTY, 1070-945 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD FUNERARY ENSEMBLE THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST DYNASTY, 1070-945 B.C. Comprising a coffin lid and trough, and a mummy-board, all brightly painted with an abundance of iconographic representations and texts, the lid anthropoid, depicting the deceased, wearing a striped tripartite headcloth crowned with a fillet centered by lilies, the arms crossed and covered by an immense floral broad collar, exposing only the separately-made hands, extending outward, two seated animal-headed deities below, an inscription on the right side, reading: "invocation-offerings," the decorative elements arranged below in six registers, the principal scenes with some details in relief, as follows: a (restored) kneeling goddess between vignettes of Osiris between Isis and Nephthys, with inscriptions, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula" and "invocation-offerings," Isis with an identifying inscription, a row of uraei above wedjat -eyes flanked by the Four Sons of Horus seated, centered by a (restored) scarab with a solar disk, a row with two sets of the Four Sons of Horus centered by a (restored) scarab in a solar barq, a row with the goddess Nut kneeling with her wings outstretched, a row with Ba-birds, the decoration on the feet prepared to be seen from above, with Isis and Nephthys kneeling; the exterior of the trough with vignettes arranged in panels, separated by ornamentation, the top edged with pairs of uraei with single plumes in between, the sides identically-rendered from top to bottom, with the divine triad, Isis standing before Osiris, falcon-headed Horus behind, with a caption, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula (to) Osiris, Lord of Eternity, Foremost of ," Isis standing behind seated Osiris, both with identifying inscriptions, winged Isis and Nephthys flanking the sacred site of Abydos supported by two uraei , with a similar text as above repeated, two figures, one with the crown of Upper Egypt and one with the Crown of Lower Egypt, an inscription before each, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula...," each standing before an offering table holding a crook and a flail, the Four Sons of Horus holding mummy wrappings, before the solar barq with a scarab, and a Hathor-Cow with a wedjat -eye above; the interior of the trough with Osiris holding a crook and a flail on the bottom, with an inscription, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula (to) Osiris," the interior sides of the trough painted red and littered with stars, the top with a Ba-bird, following below on each side in four registers, top to bottom with three underworld deities, two sets each of two of the Sons of Horus, and symbols related to Osiris; the mummy-board designed to conform to the coffin lid, emulating the form of the mummy, similarly depicted as the lid, with a striated tripartite headcloth adorned with a lily-fronted fillet and a large multi-strand broad collar, a horizontal panel with a solar disk propelled by a scarab, flanked by uraei and wedjat -eyes, reticulated patterning below representing a net-like shroud of beads, with a single column of text down the center, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula (to) Osiris, Lord of [Eternity]... Su-em-wia-Atum(??)..." Coffin: 73¾ in. (187.3 cm.) long (3)

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 8
Auktion:
Datum:
13.12.2013
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
13 December 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD FUNERARY ENSEMBLE
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST DYNASTY, 1070-945 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD FUNERARY ENSEMBLE THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST DYNASTY, 1070-945 B.C. Comprising a coffin lid and trough, and a mummy-board, all brightly painted with an abundance of iconographic representations and texts, the lid anthropoid, depicting the deceased, wearing a striped tripartite headcloth crowned with a fillet centered by lilies, the arms crossed and covered by an immense floral broad collar, exposing only the separately-made hands, extending outward, two seated animal-headed deities below, an inscription on the right side, reading: "invocation-offerings," the decorative elements arranged below in six registers, the principal scenes with some details in relief, as follows: a (restored) kneeling goddess between vignettes of Osiris between Isis and Nephthys, with inscriptions, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula" and "invocation-offerings," Isis with an identifying inscription, a row of uraei above wedjat -eyes flanked by the Four Sons of Horus seated, centered by a (restored) scarab with a solar disk, a row with two sets of the Four Sons of Horus centered by a (restored) scarab in a solar barq, a row with the goddess Nut kneeling with her wings outstretched, a row with Ba-birds, the decoration on the feet prepared to be seen from above, with Isis and Nephthys kneeling; the exterior of the trough with vignettes arranged in panels, separated by ornamentation, the top edged with pairs of uraei with single plumes in between, the sides identically-rendered from top to bottom, with the divine triad, Isis standing before Osiris, falcon-headed Horus behind, with a caption, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula (to) Osiris, Lord of Eternity, Foremost of ," Isis standing behind seated Osiris, both with identifying inscriptions, winged Isis and Nephthys flanking the sacred site of Abydos supported by two uraei , with a similar text as above repeated, two figures, one with the crown of Upper Egypt and one with the Crown of Lower Egypt, an inscription before each, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula...," each standing before an offering table holding a crook and a flail, the Four Sons of Horus holding mummy wrappings, before the solar barq with a scarab, and a Hathor-Cow with a wedjat -eye above; the interior of the trough with Osiris holding a crook and a flail on the bottom, with an inscription, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula (to) Osiris," the interior sides of the trough painted red and littered with stars, the top with a Ba-bird, following below on each side in four registers, top to bottom with three underworld deities, two sets each of two of the Sons of Horus, and symbols related to Osiris; the mummy-board designed to conform to the coffin lid, emulating the form of the mummy, similarly depicted as the lid, with a striated tripartite headcloth adorned with a lily-fronted fillet and a large multi-strand broad collar, a horizontal panel with a solar disk propelled by a scarab, flanked by uraei and wedjat -eyes, reticulated patterning below representing a net-like shroud of beads, with a single column of text down the center, reading: "A Royal Offering Formula (to) Osiris, Lord of [Eternity]... Su-em-wia-Atum(??)..." Coffin: 73¾ in. (187.3 cm.) long (3)

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 8
Auktion:
Datum:
13.12.2013
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
13 December 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center
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