Terracotta figure of a priest.
|Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1430. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009.
Sold For $332. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Egyptian, Roman Period, 2nd-3rd centuries AD. Solid figure of seated priest, draped, wearing necklace and headgear, holding an exaggerated phallus with both hands. Back of figure unworked. Height: 21.3 cm. Neck broken and repaired, surfaces a bit rough. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS.
The phallus is a modern addition. It is uncertain what the priest originally held.