Ptah-Sokar-Osiris Figure



Wooden figure of Ptah-Sokar-Osiris on a pedestal. Crude style, with remains of red paint upon a gesso coating. Compare with W.M.Flinders Petrie, Ernest Mackay, 'Heliopolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa' (London, 1915). Pl. XXIX, pages 33-37. The Gilstrap collection was formed by Miss Gilstrap, who contributed funds to the British School of Archaeology in Egypt between 1900 and 1910. She was given a share of the excavated finds in return for the funding she provided.