An Egyptian granite torso fragment
Lot 62
An Egyptian black granite torso fragment of a seated official
Sold for £36,000 (US$ 60,509) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian black granite torso fragment of a seated official
Middle Kingdom, 12th Dynasty, circa 1900 B.C.
The bare chest with clear delineations of the rolls of flesh over the rib cage, the arms bent at the elbow, the edge of the knotted skirt visible around the waist, 15in. (38cm.) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly the Property of Gawain McKinley acquired before May 1996

    Literature:
    Cf. Catalogue, The Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art, (Cairo 1979), no.31, p.27
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