From a statue, the long slender right foot with well-defined toes, standing on a platform.
Condition: Fragmentary as shown in very good condition overall
Dimensions: Height: 4 1/4 inches (10.8 cm), Length: 6 3/4 inches (17.2 cm)
Provenance: The John J. Slocum private Collection of Ancient Art: John Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attaché to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.