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Egyptian Bronze Nefertem, god of perfumes EGYPTIAN BRONZE NEFERTUM, GOD OF PERFUMES

And unguents, wearing the lotus and feather headdress with pendant menats. Fine style.

Late Period, 664-323 BC

H. 7 in. (18 cm.)

Ex Bavarian private collection of A.I., acquired between 1960 and 1972.

Nefertum was born of a blue lotus flower which had arisen from the primal waters. The ancient Egyptians often carried small statuettes of him as good-luck charms.

GM1522
$7,500


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