Lot 631: Egyptian Cartonnage Panel with Anubis
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 BC. A rectangular painted cartonnage panel with an upper part depicting a mummification scene, reclining god Anubis preparing a body with four canopic jars in front of him, a pair of women wearing long red dress and headbands mourning the deceased, a standing mummified(?) figure to each side; to the lower panel with four standing mummiform figures. 153 grams, 36.5cm (14 1/4"). Acquired on the London art market prior to 1980.
Condition Report: Fine condition. Minor cracks and some repainting.