|Antiquities - Bronze Sculpture|
|Origin:||Late Period 664 to 332 B.C., Egypt|
|Dimensions:||Length: 6 cm / Height: 3 cm|
|Condition:||Built up verdigris patina with earth accretions evident; in good condition.|
Bronze Sculpture - An Egyptian miniature bronze sarcophagus for an ichneumon An Egyptian miniature bronze sarcophagus for an ichneumon (mongoose). The mongoose was sacred in Egyptian religion and symbolised underworld spirits. It was revered for its ability to kill snakes.