An Egyptian limestone relief fragment
Lot 59*
An Egyptian limestone relief fragment
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,050) inc. premium
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An Egyptian limestone relief fragment
Old Kingdom, circa 2600-2100 B.C
Depicting the lower part of a striding male in profile to the right, wearing a triangular kilt and thonged sandals, with shelves of offerings infront, including a woven basket with a carcass resting on top, a shelf of spherical jars with triangular stoppers above and a shelf of upside down piriform jars, 16in x 15in (45cm x 38cm), chipped, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired at Sotheby's London, December 14th, 1981.

    Exhibited:
    On loan to the Museum of Mediterranean Antiquities, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, March 1995 - April 2008

    Published:
    Sotheby's London, Antiquities, December 14th, 1981, lot 125.
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