An Egyptian limestone relief
Lot 288*
An Egyptian limestone relief fragment
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,400 - 12,000
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Lot Details
An Egyptian limestone relief fragment
Old Kingdom, circa 5th-6th Dynasty, circa 2494-2181 B.C.
Carved in sunken relief, depicting a striding official wearing a kilt, a broad collar and a short beaded wig, holding a staff in his left hand and the sceptre of office in his right, 10¼in x 9½in (26cm x 24cm), mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Australian private collection, Queensland.
    Acquired in the early 20th Century by the present owner's grandfather-in-law, Domenico Odino.
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