An Egyptian limestone head 5 1/2in high with cope of letter from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Lot 299*
An Egyptian limestone male head
£5,000 - 8,000
US$ 8,400 - 13,000
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An Egyptian limestone head 5 1/2in high with cope of letter from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts An Egyptian limestone head 5 1/2in high with cope of letter from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Lot Details
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

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  • 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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