An Egyptian limestone male head
Lot 299*
An Egyptian limestone male head
£5,000 - 8,000
US$ 6,600 - 11,000

Antiquities

24 Oct 2012, 10:30 BST

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
An Egyptian limestone male head An Egyptian limestone male head
An Egyptian limestone male head
New Kingdom, 19th-20th Dynasty, circa 1295-1070 B.C.
Possibly depicting a scribe, wearing a double wig, a baboon resting over his head, 5½in (14cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    American private collection, California, acquired in 1966, thence by descent.
    Sotheby's Parke Bernet, 13 December 1979, lot 74.
    Accompanied by a copy of a letter from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts dated 1969.
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