Statue of a Deity



Carving of a crocodile (?) headed deity, painted black, mounted on a wooden base. Dimensions include the base. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, old infestation, previous repair and fill, surface cracked, surface loss, damage on arm, surface dirt. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 43986: "ANUBIS. (Jackal-headed) Wood, carved and painted. 9" X 5" X 4" Egyptian". Purchased at Stevens's, London, 5 October 1920, Lot 251