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EGYPTIAN LATE OLD KINGDOM LIMESTONE RAISED RELIEF

From the left door jamb of the entrance to a tomb chapel and representing the occupant, a high dignitary, walking to right holding a staff and wearing a striated wig, false beard, broad collar, and kilt; holding a strip of folded cloth.
With remains of hieroglyphic text on upper rim.

Vth-VIth Dynasty, ca. 2498-2283 BC

H. 16 1/2 in. (42 cm.); W. 11 in. (28 cm.)

Ex French collection acquired before 1980.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 203.

BBB01
$75,000


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