An Egyptian terracotta Isis-Bubastis and an Egyptian terracotta Baubo 2

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An Egyptian terracotta Isis-Bubastis and an Egyptian terracotta Baubo
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28 Nov 2019, 10:30 GMT

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An Egyptian terracotta Isis-Bubastis and an Egyptian terracotta Baubo
Late Period-Ptolemaic Period, circa 664-30 B.C.
Isis Bubastis wearing a crescentic diadem with ringlets emerging beneath, standing with arms held to her sides, the front of her short tunic lifted to revel her rounded lower stomach and pubic triangle; the terracotta Baubo wearing a large wreath, her hair falling in ringlets at the back and onto her shoulders, depicted with rounded stomach, legs bent and spread, her right hand held at her genitals, her left reaching behind towards her buttocks, an attachment loop behind, 15.2cm and 9cm high respectively (2)

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  • Provenance:
    Alton Edward Mills (1882-1970) collection, Switzerland; and thence by descent.
    Property from the Collection of Alton Edward Mills; Christie's, London, 15 April 2015, lot 58.
    Private collection, UK, acquired at the above sale.

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