Lot 8
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A Limestone Relief Panel, 5th/6th Dynasty, 2520-2195 B.C.

Estimate
60,000 - 90,000 USD
Sold
144,000 USD
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Description

  • A Limestone Relief Panel
the central panel carved in sunk relief with the children of the deceased all striding to right and holding birds, comprising his son Hetepy at the top followed by the daughters Neferet, Ny-Ankh-Hathor, and Nefer-Tches, two funerary Ka priests below, Ra-Nefer holding birds and Sep(j) wearing a tight-fitting apron and carrying a libation vase and basket of offerings, inscriptions to the right of each figure, the vignettes flanked by two long recessed panels each surmounted by a bound double papyrus motif.

Provenance

New York private collection, acquired prior to 1968
Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, 1990
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